Extensive update, with photos!
First, I want to apologize for this extremely overdue update. As I'll explain below, I've been scrambling to manage both this project and a series of time-sensitive developments... Read more
You've got mail!
The Kickstarter work party was a success!
A HUGE thanks to all the volunteers who helped me knock this out.
We had hundredsof pieces of mail to... Read more
Getting Ready for a Kickstarter Party...
This Saturday I'm hosting a Kickstarter mailing party. There will be vegan pizza, snacks, beer, and good friends who have volunteered to help prepare all of your awards.... Read more
I have a lot to share with you all!
I have a *lot* of updates for you!
First, I need to apologize for the delay in this update. I knew from the start that this project would... Read more
WE DID IT!
Wow. My Kickstarter just ended, and I’m speechless. We met the original goal (in five days), we met the expanded goal (three times higher!), we met the $30,000 match goal... Read more
It's the final 24 hours, and we are so, so close to meeting the expanded goal.
If we raise another $7,500, it will be *matched* by a generous donor!... Read more
FAST COMPANY features the campaign!
Wow, this is huge exposure. Fast Company has an article on my Kickstarter headlined: "Drones Can Get Around Strict 'Ag Gag' Laws And Document Horrifying Factory Farms."
Here's an excerpt:... Read more
Ag Industry Compares My Kickstarter to the “Death Star”
My Kickstarter campaign to purchase drones and investigate factory farms is still going (3 days left!), but the agriculture industry has already taken notice.
The Animal Agriculture Alliance has compared... Read more
TV Interview on the Kickstarter!
I was a guest on RT News recently talking about my Kickstarter to purchase drones and investigate factory farms. It was a great discussion about how #AgGag laws threaten journalists,... Read more
CNN: "Exposing animal cruelty is not a crime"
CNN asked me to write about how ag-gag laws affect journalists.
I'm plaintiff in two lawsuits, in Idaho and in Utah, challenging these laws as unconstitutional and an assault on... Read more
All new and increased donations will be MATCHED
If you make a new donation, or increase your current donation, it will be MATCHED dollar for dollar!
Every dollar we raise over $45,000 will be matched by a very... Read more
HUGE NEWS! New donations will be matched
I just got incredible news!
A donor is so excited about this investigation that they have committed to matching all new donations from this point forward!
That means for any... Read more
Mark Bittman of the New York Times Supports this Kickstarter!
Check out this wonderful article in Salon about this Kickstarter!
"Enter Will Potter, an investigative journalist and 2014 TED Fellow who’s dedicated his career to animal rights and... Read more
New rewards to help us get a second drone!
To help meet the new, expanded fundraising goal, we're announcing some new rewards!
- Our INTERNATIONAL DONORS asked for a reward level where they didn't have to pay international shipping... Read more
Fully funded! Announcing new stretch goals to expand the investigation...
Fully funded in just 5 days! Thank you for making this happen!
When I created this project, I wasn't sure how it would be received. I set the funding goals... Read more
The Top Journalism Kickstarter!
This project seems to have really struck a chord, and it's already getting some wonderful media coverage.
The International Business Times writes:
"What if you could capture a drone’s eye... Read more
Off to a roaring start!
Just three days into this Kickstarter, and we're already 77% funded!
It's incredible how much attention and support this has received.
PS: It's also the top pick on The Guardian's... Read more