Tag Archives: Texas Watchdog

Community Training in the Ecosystem

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .


One function that runs throughout the entire ecosystem is the role of community training — both in editorial coverage and ad sales. The New News Organization plays an important role here as an outlet for experienced, professional journalists to train local bloggers and citizen journalists how to cover their communities with more depth, detail and […]

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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 […]

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