Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Mary Walton
American Journalism Review (September 2010)

“Many news outlets are doing far less accountability reporting than in the past, bad news indeed for the public. New nonprofit investigative ventures have emerged, but they can’t pick up the slack by themselves.”

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