CIR and SoundCloud hosted TechRaking Four: Hearing the News, a conference in which technologists, audiophiles and journalists convened to discuss challenges facing digital audio.
Kelly Chen is a news engagement specialist at The Center for Investigative Reporting. She manages the day-to-day social media strategies and online engagement for CIR. In addition, she works to break down complex issues and ideas and create content for CIR's online communities. Kelly also works to increase engagement on cironline.org and on other online platforms. Previously, she produced discussion segments for PBS NewsHour and oversaw social media and engagement efforts for the American Graduate project, a public media initiative on the high school dropout crisis. She's also worked at Southern California Public Radio and National Geographic TV. A native of Los Angeles, she studied international relations and English at UC Davis.
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.
From the long wait for benefits claims to the Department of Veterans Affairs' growing painkiller epidemic, veterans returning home from service often face new battles in civilian life. This Veterans Day, we're teaming up with The Takeaway to hear from veterans about how they've tackled such obstacles. We want to know: What advice do you
Tune in here for updates from the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs health subcommittee hearing to examine the VA’s rising prescriptions of opiate painkillers.
Twelve years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the country continues to debate how to balance privacy and the fight against terrorism, a debate accelerated by recent revelations about snooping by the National Security Agency. We explore some of the questions surrounding national security.
Read the recap of our live chat on elder care regulation in America, featuring CIR reporter Ryan Gabrielson and A.C. Thompson, a ProPublica reporter and PBS FRONTLINE correspondent.
Michael Montgomery of The Center for Investigative Reporting and KQED, who has covered the California prison system for years, explains why the fundamental issues at the state’s toughest prisons have yet to be worked out.
As if R&B singer Chris Brown didn’t have enough problems on his plate, Deadspin reports that he’s also aligned himself with the No. 1 worst charity in America.
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