The Strain of Whistleblowing and the Power of Civic Duty


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By Berkeley Journalism and UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Daniel and Patricia Ellsberg discuss the civic courage and compassion it takes to be a whistleblower with Berkeley Journalism Dean Geeta Anand on the 50th anniversary of the release of the Pentagon Papers in 1971. They are joined by Robert Rosenthal, who was a clerk for The New York Times when it published these secret documents. Their dynamic discussion focuses on the stress of whistleblowing, the importance of civic duty and the concerns of family life during trying times. An intimate and important discussion about journalism in the modern era.

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