Watchdog blog roundup for 8-5-09

Watchdog blog roundup for 8-5-09

Close-up of a centuries-old handpress

What others are saying about watchdog journalism:

SF Weekly: The Hearst-owned San Francisco Chronicle has lost its last full-time investigative reporter, Lance Williams.

Temple Talk: Former Rocky Mountain News Editor John Temple continues his profiles of Pulitzer-prize winning journalists who lost their jobs.

Columbia Journalism Review: Bill Grueskin examines whether Gawker’s quick-hit blog posts are really driving Web traffic to gutsy, watchdog news stories that take months for newspapers to produce.