So let me make sure I understand your stance. The reporters who broke the Watergate scandal shouldn't have used the news media to do what they did, but should instead have reported to the White House or some such political body implicated in the scandal in the first place? And those reporters should have been thrown in jail for doing so?<quoted text>
All you've just done is elaborate on HOW he doesn't fall under whistleblower statutes.
I guess then the news media's purpose in a democratic society is merely to entertain the masses and distract them from messy truths that those in power would find inconvenient to have exposed.