Investigative reporter Stuart Watson of WCNC in Charlotte, N.C. did something unusual last week: He reported on his own station’s advertising. Watson reports on politics and on public records, among other things. So he naturally took an interest in a proposal to require that public disclosure files once relegated to filing cabinets be put online [...]
I study and write about media and technology policy and the information needs of communities.
I'm passionate about the power of networked information to improve our democracy.
I work as an Associate in Research at the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy.
I also contribute to the Media Policy Initiative of the New America Foundation as a part-time research fellow. MPINAF published my case study of the Triangle area's information ecology.
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