Working together can be tricky for both whistleblowers and journalists. Here’s some help.

The group “Blueprint for Free Speech” has launched a new report “outlining how journalists can work responsibly to safeguard whistleblowers.” The report organization staff and 20 international journalists and experts.

The Perugia Principles for Journalists Working with Whistleblowers in the Digital Age seek to guide journalists in their interactions with whistleblowers. Particularly, they outline how to navigate the problems which have arisen from the Digital Age, which often compromise globally established obligations for journalists surrounding confidential sources, as well as strong traditions of legal source protection. These new Digital Age challenges to the legal and ethical frameworks, put in place to support investigative journalism and whistleblowers, are what the Perugia Principles seek to address.

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