Watchdog blog roundup for 9-26-11

Watchdog blog roundup for 9-26-11

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What others are saying about watchdog journalism:

  • Can YouTube save investigative journalism? | The Conversation
    Reaching more people through online video.
  • Investigative journalism’s future depends on partnerships, public data
    | Poynter
    How do we hold the powerful accountable in the midst of hard times?
  • Mundane reality behind the myth of the dashing, devil-may-care super sleuths | CUtoday
    Contrary to popular belief, investigative reporting is “boring hours in libraries, looking things up, tracing people, studying court reports, attending legal conferences, typing up memos and listening to outlandish conspiracy theories.”
  • ProPublica’s Scott Klein: news apps don’t just tell a story, they tell your story | editorsweblog
    How news apps can show readers how a story relates directly to them.