Submitted by mberlinguer on Fri, 30/01/2015 - 22:48
Nafeez Ahmed is an investigative journalist, bestselling author, documentary film-maker and global security scholar. Formely at The Guardian, he is now promoting what he defines as "Insurge Intelligence: Watchdog journalism for the global commons. Investigating power to empower people". Using Patreon as a crowfunding platform he is aiming at creating a sustainable base to provide cutting-edge independent journalism on the issues he is expert about on a full-time basis and to move toward a new model of crowd-supported media that is "publicly-accountable, holistic, fearless in its integrity, rigorous in its research, and driven by the values of compassion, truth, and justice".