Looking forward to the future of journalism

Watchdog blog roundup for 7-26-10

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What others are saying about watchdog journalism:

  • A reporter’s vigilance in the Grim Sleeper case | James Rainey
    How a diligent reporter uncovered a serial killer.
  • Jobs of the Future: Government Reporter | Media Bistro
    U.S. Senate candidate and former journalist John Dougherty has an interesting campaign promise: if elected, he’ll give jobs to journalists to find abuse and waste in government agencies.
  • “What the audience wants” isn’t always junk journalism | Nieman Journalism Lab
    “What if sometimes ‘what the audience wants’ is more serious than what the news organization is giving them?”