Watchdog blog roundup for 5-24-10

Watchdog blog roundup for 5-24-10

Hand Press

What others are saying about watchdog journalism:

  • JimmyCsays: How the Kansas City Star is relying on in-depth stories: “The plan hinges on developing a lineup of reporters who can consistently deliver front-page, “enterprise” stories — articles that spring primarily from recent news developments. Where breaking news is the engine of a paper, enterprise stories — in combination with graphics, photos and packaging — flesh out the machine and make it whole.”
  • Philadelphia Inquirer: Why Brian Tierney loved the news business: “No disrespect to TastyKake, but we aren’t delivering krimpets. We are delivering investigative journalism. We are giving voice to the little guy getting picked on. That is the part that is exhilarating.”
  • Media Matters: Conservative think tanks and free-market groups, such as the Texas Public Policy Foundation, are hiring investigative reporters.