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Emily DiNuzzo is an assistant staff writer at Reader's Digest who previously wrote for INSIDER, the Food Network, POPSUGAR, Well + Good, Westchester Magazine, and more. There's also a 90 percent chance Emily is drinking tea right now, but when she's not writing away about food and health with a cuppa by her side, you can find her lifting heavy things at the gym, listening to murder mystery podcasts, and liking one too many astrology memes.

Where Does the Term “Whistleblower” Come from, Anyway?

There's lots of noise and confusion in the world of government and politics today. Here's one less thing you need to be confused about—what whistleblower means and where the term comes from.