Articles by Tom Whittle

A Scientologist for 44 years and veteran investigative journalist and author, Tom Whittle has received numerous awards for reporting and editorial excellence. He can be reached at or at STAND, 1626 N. Wilcox Avenue #715, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

STAND Website Publishes Series on Jonestown (2018-2019)

Revisiting the Jonestown Tragedy, with Jan Thorpe, originally published in Freedom magazine by The Church of Scientology International (1997)

As the editor of Freedom Magazine, Tom Whittle was the lead author of the study, The Cult Awareness Network: Anatomy of a Hate Group, published in the mid-1990s. Chapter 11 of the report is entitled “Unanswered Questions about Jonestown.”