Tag Archives: Investigative News

News Innovators on the Frontline: Texas Watchdog

Posted on 17. Jul, 2009 by .


Two and half years ago, Trent Seibert, of Texas Watchdog, saw the potential for a local online investigative news outlet. Having worked in both journalism — at The Tennessean and The Denver Post — as well government accountability — at the Tennessee Center for Policy Research — Trent had all the right credentials. Fortunately, a […]

Continue Reading

A Budding Investigative News Network

Posted on 14. Jul, 2009 by .


Watchdog journalism has a viable future. Twenty-five nonprofit news organizations recently came together to form the beginnings of an investigative news network to fill in the growing void left by newspapers. Some of the budding network’s members include Bill Buzenberg, executive director of The Center for Public Integrity, and Leonard Downie, Jr., former executive editor […]

Continue Reading