What others are saying about watchdog journalism:
Nieman Journalism Lab: More on the Pocantico summit and the Nonprofit Investigative News Network. Members are optimistic but also bring different priorities to the table. “Establishing that network may require navigating tensions between established groups seeking to expand their reach and a new crop of local outfits still uncertain about their long-term prospects.”
ProPublica: Crowd-sourcing economic stimulus funds.
Investigate West: The nonprofit watchdog Web site Investigate West, formed by journalists who used to work at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, officially launched. Here’s an interview at Poynter.