Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Web Resources for your beat:
POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT: At the THOMAS website you can research legislation, hearings, and general legislative workings. FirstGov is the U.S. government's official web portal.
The General Accounting Office serves as a watchdog of state and federal activities.
At the North Carolina General Assembly web site you can search statutes, pending bills, legislators, etc.
EDUCATION: The U.S. Department of Education site has wonderful links. National Center for Education Statistics has great research stats.

Tuesday, June 01, 2004

NiemanWatchdog.org is a new web site created by Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. The foundation seeks to encourage more informed reporting by putting journalists in contact with authorities who can suggest appropriate, probing questions and who can serve as resources. Lots of links to great resources.