New GAP whistleblower series debuts on Free Speech TV with panel on scientific integrity


“Whistle Where You Work,” a series dedicated to whistleblowers and occupational free speech, accountability and transparency issues, produced by the Government Accountability Project, has begun airing on the Free Speech TV network.  We are interviewed on one of the first programs, which looks at the assault on scientific integrity by the Bush administration and asks, will the new administration advance scientific freedoms?

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Free Speech TV is available 24 hours a day on DISH Network, channel 9415 and part-time on 172 cable affiliates in 35 states.
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The first two Whistle Where You Work programs air at the following times during the next two weeks:
Tuesday, Oct 21   11:00pm
Sunday, Oct 26   11:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 28 11:00pm
Thursday, Oct 30 11:00pm
Sunday, Nov 02   6:00pm & 11:00pm

Program #2 begins with a Panel Discussion on Scientific Integrity: “This panel looks at the assault on scientific integrity by the Bush administration over the past seven years. Many federal scientists charge that the White House is suppressing science, or creating its own, in order to serve ideological and theological ends. When it comes to science, critics say, the Bush administration has, in Chairman Mao’s term, put ‘politics in command.’ Where has the scientific community truly lost ground, and in which pressing areas? What are some examples? Have scientists permanently lost opportunities? How will a new administration (either McCain or Obama) advance scientific freedoms, if at all? Guests for this segment include: Francesca Grifo, Director of the Scientific Integrity Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Rick Piltz, Director of Climate Science Watch.”

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