Nieman Watchdog

Summer 2003: Watchdog Reporting Introduction

By Watchdog June 15, 2003

As part of the Nieman Foundation’s Watchdog Journalism Project, Nieman Reports is featuring two articles about watchdog reporting. In the first, Deborah Henley, executive editor of The (Delaware) News Journal, writes about her newspaper’s many years of legal struggles … Read more

The Arguments: The News Journal v. DELJIS

Watchdog June 15, 2003

To try to prevent newspaper access to computer databases, the Delaware Criminal Justice Information System (DELJIS) has argued that: By using fields to link cases related to a defendant, a criminal history record will be created. That record, along with … Read more