Challenges of being a whistleblower, especially at early career stage

Many hurdles and risks, little (obvious) reward.

“As someone in your early career stage, you don’t want to do this,” he told Broockman. “You don’t want to go public with this. Even if you have uncontroversial proof, you still shouldn’t do it. Because there’s just not much reward to someone doing this.”

Not a great incentive structure for self-correcting science.