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G.W. Schulz
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G.W. Schulz joined CIR in 2008 and covers homeland security. Prior to that time, he wrote extensively about politics, municipal corruption, workplace safety, criminal justice and the changing national… Read more

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Homeland Security Office Creates 'Intelligence Spam,' Insiders Say

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The Office of Intelligence and Analysis at the Department of Homeland Security was envisioned as the center of gravity in a new era of domestic security, but it has done little to improve the accuracy and quality of the nation’s intelligence data.The Office of Intelligence and Analysis was envisioned as the center of gravity in a new era of domestic security, but it has fallen far short in its mission.

Big Brother Is Watching, Friending, Following You Online

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Everyone from employers to the Department of Homeland Security is monitoring social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, raising questions about how standards enforcing privacy online can withstand the rush of data about you and everyone else that courses through the Internet.

Airport X-Ray Scanners Hit the Road

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While debate continues in the United States over whole-body imagers, manufacturers of the technology are opening deeper opportunities for themselves elsewhere that could make the controversial machines an even bigger part of everyday life.

Bio

G.W. Schulz joined CIR in 2008 and covers homeland security. Prior to that time, he
wrote extensively about politics, municipal corruption, workplace safety, criminal
justice and the changing national landscape in news media for the San Francisco
Bay Guardian and Urban Tulsa, a weekly newspaper in Oklahoma.

He was an early contributor to the Chauncey Bailey Project, which won a Tom Renner Award from Investigative Reporters and Editors in 2008. In 2007, he won a first place prize in
the category of investigative reporting from the California Newspaper Publishers
Association for a series documenting the mistreatment of tenants by one of San
Francisco’s largest landlords. He also won the coveted Public Service Award that
year from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter,
for a series on the MediaNews Group’s takeover of several Bay Area newspapers.

Schulz graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the
University of Kansas.

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