What others are saying about watchdog journalism:
Steve Buttry: A great explanation by Buttry about how public data empowers journalists to write compelling, authoritative stories — yet many times, journalists aren’t seizing that opportunity.
American Journalism Review: “A newspaper editor converts her investigative team into a nonprofit — with her former paper as partner and chief benefactor.”
The Sunlight Foundation: Three finalists for the “Apps for America” contest show how federal data can be sliced and diced on the Web in compelling ways. The finalists are: GovPulse, ThisWeKnow, and DataMasher.