What others are saying about watchdog journalism:
Reflections of a Newsosaur: Alan Mutter interviews venture capitalist John Thornton, who put up $1 million of his own money to help fund the Texas Tribune, a Web-based, nonprofit news organization that recently hired five top-notch journalists.
Frank Rich: The real reason why Walter Cronkite was the most trusted news anchor in America.
Temple Talk: To reveal the impact of cutbacks in the news industry, John Temple continues his profiles of Pulitzer-prize winning journalists who left the business.
Help Me Investigate: A crowdsourcing Web site published a computer-assisted analysis of parking tickets in Birmingham, England. What makes this story especially interesting is that the analysis appeared in a traditional newspaper, the Birmingham Post. Here’s a good description by Be Vocal describing how the data was obtained and what it showed.