TITLE

Joining Digital Forces Strengthens Local Investigative Reporting

AUTHOR(S)
HOUSTON, BRANT
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Summer2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of digital media in strengthening local investigative reporting. According to the author, government accountability can be strengthened through a collaborative effort between computer programmers, information scientists and journalists. Digital tools created by programmers and information scientists can help journalists and citizens access streams of information available online from local public agencies which they can use to effectively perform their role as community watchdogs.
ACCESSION #
51917665

 

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