Looking forward to the future of journalism

Watchdog blog roundup for 9-28-09

Printing Press

What others are saying about watchdog journalism:

  • Reflections of a Newsosaur: Alan Mutter offers fresh details about the most ambitious nonprofit Web site in the United States that focuses on local news.
  • U.S. Congress: Lawmakers hold hearing on saving newspapers — newspapers say, don’t give us stimulus money.
  • Safety Net: Is Spot.Us the future of investigative journalism? Not likely.
  • National Public Radio: Great interview with Jerry Mitchell, a Mississippi journalist who investigated crimes committed against civil rights activists and recently won $500,000 in a “genius grant” from the MacArthur Foundation for his work.