The awards were for investigative data journalism and feature writing.
Trevor Aaronson of FCIR worked with journalists from The Intercept on a series of stories that offered a rare window into the FBI's quiet expansion since 9/11.
Grant supports reporting on national security, justice, surveillance and the impact on U.S. Muslim communities.
Leaked Hacking Team documents suggest MBI wants to purchase spyware called Galileo, which the Italian company describes as "the hacking suite for governmental interception."
An Italian company that sells surveillance software is negotiating to provide a Florida police agency with spyware technology that infiltrates phones and computers, according to emails leaked this week.
The record budget cuts are most evident in Florida’s most populous counties -- Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Hillsborough, Duval, Orange and Pinellas -- which together will absorb more than $164 million in cuts to programs and infrastructure specifically intended for those counties.