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Must reads: Texas watchdog journalism roundup for April 22, 2017

Deadly church bus crash kills 13 near Garner State Park

Investigative stories across Texas that uncovered hidden facts and held officials accountable.

Pot found in truck that hit church bus near Leakey, DPS says | San Antonio Express-News

“Jack D. Young had taken prescription pills and was in possession of marijuana when he crashed his pickup into a church bus March 29 on U.S. 83, killing 13 people, according to court records released Tuesday that also bolstered reports that he was texting while driving.” Story by Zeke MacCormack. Read more …

Watchdog blog roundup for 11-20-11

What others are saying about watchdog journalism … Successful watchdog sites focus on audience engagement | Block By Block A healthy future for investigative journalism | Steve Buttry Memo to IRS: Get out of the way | American Journalism Review The end of the scoop | Hannah Waldram Finding new models for investigative journalism | … Read more

Watchdog blog roundup for 9-26-11

What others are saying about watchdog journalism: Can YouTube save investigative journalism? | The Conversation Reaching more people through online video. Investigative journalism’s future depends on partnerships, public data | Poynter How do we hold the powerful accountable in the midst of hard times? Mundane reality behind the myth of the dashing, devil-may-care super sleuths … Read more

Watchdog blog roundup for 8-29-11

What others are saying about watchdog journalism … How ProPublica blends news that wins Pulitzers with news that wins followers | Nieman Journalism Lab “Aggregation in the public interest.” Has investigative journalism found its feet online? | Online Journalism Blog How investigative journalism is finding a home on the Internet. TV news station wins big … Read more

Watchdog blog roundup for 8-8-11

What others are saying about watchdog journalism … The New City Watchdogs | City Journal Can the Web drive investigative journalism in a post-newspaper era? To feed or not feed the digital beast | Chicago Reader How do investigative outlets like ProPublica and the Voice of San Diego keep Web traffic flowing? ProPublica’s outreach a … Read more