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Bias in Technology (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-03-19

Duration: 00:07:50

Subjects: Law Enforcement | Technology | Discrimination


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Odoms, Alanah Interviewee
  • Ramirez, Fanny Interviewee


This segment from the March 19, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the concerns about law enforcement’s use of surveillance cameras and facial recognition software due to the potential of incorporating bias. Her report includes interviews with Alanah Odoms, the executive director of the ACLU of Louisiana and Fanny Ramirez, a law professor at LSU.