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whistle-blowingThe act of informing superiors or authorities of another person’s alleged wrong-doings.
Disclosure by an employee of genuine concerns about crimes, illegality, negligence, miscarriages of justice, or danger to health and safety or the environment, when these have been ignored or covered up by the employer or by a fellow employee.
Whistle-blowing in science refers to informing an appropriate party about concerns that a particular worker’s research is fraudulent, or has misinterpreted his or her data.