Adam Clay Thompson

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Adam Clay "A.C." Thompson is an investigative journalist and staff reporter with ProPublica. [1] His work has appeared on the PBS series Frontline.

He was a reporter for the San Francisco Bay Guardian, SF Weekly, and the Center for Investigative Reporting.[2] He was faculty at New College of California, and instructor in the Media Studies Graduate Program. He teaches at the Raising Our Voices program, to train street reporters.[3]


  • 2005 George Polk Award for Local Reporting[4] for his series “Forgotten City,” about San Francisco's public housing
  • 2013 Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for investigative journalism in connection with the shooting of civilians by police after Hurricane Katrina.[5]

Publications with others[edit]

  • Torture Taxi. Co-authored with Trevor Paglen. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House Publishing, 2006. ISBN 1-933633-09-3.


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