Projects We Support
All over the country, police agencies have been caught using secrecy to hide video evidence of crimes that officers commit. This crowd-funding effort will help the journalists who forced the release of the Laquan McDonald video, as well as other local reporters who are working on similar investigations.
1,600+ people donated over $100,000 to place professional stenographers in Ft. Meade to transcribe the entire Chelsea Manning leak trial when the military refused to release their own transcripts. Read every word from the trial here.
Crowd-funding for these transparency journalism and whistleblower organizations so they can get SecureDrop: BalkanLeaks, Cryptome, Firedoglake, and Government Accountability Project.
“A cantankerous press, an obstinate press, a ubiquitous press must be suffered by those in authority in order to preserve the even greater values of freedom of expression and the right of the people to know.”
—Judge Murray Gurfein, Pentagon Papers case, June 17, 1971
Supporting and defending journalism dedicated to transparency and accountability since 2012. Learn more.