The Center for Public Integrity has just launched a new site, iWatch News , focused on “investigative and accountability news.”
ProPublica has launched its nonprofit news web site — “an investigative publishing platform that will produce original stories focusing on betrayal of the public trust and abuse of power.” The site launched in tandem its first big story, “The investigation of Al Hurra,” which it did in partnership with “60 minutes.
The winner of the 2008 Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism is washingtonpost.com for its special report on “Fixing D.C.’s Schools.”
The Courier-Journal has some great online coverage planned this weekend for the Kentucky Derby, including dozens of journalists shooting video and blogging for the site and citizen journalism coverage.
The Center for Public Integrity has won the 2007 Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) award for online investigative journalism for Collateral Damage: Human Rights and U.S. Military Aid after 9/11 — the 11th time since 1997 that the Center has either won first place or been a finalist for an IRE award!
Blogger Joshua Micah Marshall, editor and publisher of the widely read political blog, Talking Points Memo, has won the Polk Award for Legal Reporting, a major journalism award that for the first time has been given to a blogger.