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.
As we explore ways that technologists and journalists can come together to bring about change and better inform the public, let’s review some key historical moments in what’s now known as data journalism.
We've reported that local law enforcement agencies in California are using emerging technology to collect citizens’ data in new ways. But do you know the extent to which police can tap directly into information about your cellphone?
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.