Watchdog blog roundup for 11-2-09

Watchdog blog roundup for 11-2-09

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What others are saying about watchdog journalism:

  • Editor & Publisher: Joe Strupp examines the growing trend of nonprofit, investigative organizations helping mainstream newspapers produce watchdog journalism. The Austin Chronicle and the Washington Post’s Howard Kurtz profiled one of those nonprofits, the Texas Tribune.
  • Columbia Journalism Review: A funny yet poignant profile of Kery Murakami, founder of the Seattle Post Globe. “It’s weird, ’cause if I was sane I’d quit this shit and do something else,” he says. “But what’s going on makes me want to be a reporter more than ever before. It’s so essential, and I want to be a part of it. I want to be a reporter so much.”