We’re always looking for new ways to engage with our audience and make journalism sustainable. With our inaugural campaign with Beacon Reader, we hope to fund the coverage of an issue of huge public importance: local surveillance.
We’re focusing on governments and law enforcement agencies’ efforts to monitor private citizens in the name of fighting crime. Watch our latest video with KQED, read our ongoing coverage and join the conversation on our new space on Reddit.com.
We round up a few questions Redditors asked reporters G.W. Schulz and Ali Winston about facial recognition software, license-plate scanners and other tools that local law enforcement agencies are using for intelligence gathering.
Ali Winston and G.W. Schulz will be on Reddit on Tuesday at 11 a.m. PT to take your questions and comments about facial recognition technologies, biometrics, license-plate scanners, fusion centers and more.
Produced by The Center for Investigative Reporting, The I Files is the first channel for investigative journalism on YouTube. Working with major contributors such as The New York Times, Al-Jazeera, ABC, BBC, Vice, Univision, NPR, PBS, Investigative News Network and many more, The I Files selects and showcases the best stories from around the globe.