Web-Based Watchdogs


Interesting article in the New York Times today regarding web-based news organizations –¬†highlighting Connecticut’s own news “guerrilla team”: the New Haven Independent.

The article relays how these types of operations have become watchdogs and have forced traditional news outlets to cover their stories.

“Their news coverage and hard-digging investigative reporting stand out in an Internet landscape long dominated by partisan commentary, gossip, vitriol and citizen journalism posted by unpaid amateurs.”

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