CIA agent turned whistle blower of government-sponsored torture and author of the book The Reluctant Spy, John Kiriakou, talks to Jan Miyasaki about his efforts to free Jeffrey Sterling, fellow CIA agent, from imprisonment following his efforts to bring certain illegal government activities to the attention of the American people. He has brought forward over […]
Former National Security Administration employee J. Kirk Wiebe has become an outspoken critic of the agency’s mass surveillance techniques since becoming a whistleblower and leaving the field.
The Obama administration has relentlessly gone after whistle blowers which directly contradicts comments Barack Obama made about whistle blowers during his campaign, “They are often the best source of information about waste, fraud, and abuse in government.” Joining the 8 O’ Clock Buzz on to talk with Brian Standing about the subject, Robert Drechsel. Robert Drechsel, professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin.
Trevor Timm, Co-founder and executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation joined Jan Miyasaki, host of the Wednesday morning 8 O’Clock Buzz, on May 15th, 2013.