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With spine and ethical compass intact

Arne Ruth
Ruth is a former editor-in-chief of Dagens Nyheter.
NOTICE We need a media culture and a society built on accountability and truth. We do not have that today.

Co-author John Y. Jones

The Swedish language does not have a separate word for «notification» or «notifications». They only use the English whistleblower directly translated to "whistleblower". In Icelandic it is called revealing, one who enlightens, one who brings out the truth.

The truth is in vain if the knowledge of it ends up in a document in a desk drawer or remains with a disillusioned and despairing victim. Therefore, we need a good interaction in the triangle between the whistleblower, the journalist and the publicist. Only then can the truth reach out, be taken seriously, create good and informed debate and perhaps change the company, the school, the local community, yes, nations. . .

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