(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)
Alerting has always been an activity for the bravest among us. In a democratic society, it is essential that information on critical matters is released so that people in positions of power can be held accountable. Equally, the huge monitoring capacity that has developed over the past decades – along with strong retaliation against whistleblowers who have emerged – has made the threshold for alert very high.
It is the responsibility of the press to report on matters people should know about – but this assignment depends on having sources. What should today's media houses do to better facilitate notification?
An impossible choice. Let's try to see it all from the point of view of the whistleblowers. A potential herald is like everyone else, until the day she stumbles across information that cannot stand the light of day – and for that very reason. . .
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