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283 - Whistleblower, Documentary Filmmaker, And Author Michael McCray On The Role Of Filmmaking In Successful Whistleblowing

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In this episode, we have a conversation with Whistleblower, Documentarian, and Author Michael McCray. We talk about the upcoming Whistleblower Summit and Film Festival, the art of pitching, the film industry’s role in Whistleblowing, social media building user’s psyches, the 30 data points rule, MK Ultra, Whistleblower protection laws, Julian Assange, Elon Musk’s bid to acquire Twitter, and much more! Enjoy!


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Whistleblower Summit & Film Festival

Race, Power & Politics (Acorn 8) book

Acorn 8 Race, Power & Politics by Michael McCray (book)

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