» Publicly selected and funded investigative reporting: Can it work? | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com: "Today, Rosen announced an experiment he is calling NewAssignment.Net. Although the domain is not yet active, the basic idea behind NewAssignment.Net is for the public to not only play assignment editor by collaboratively deciding what stories require the devoted attention of an investigative reporter, but also to help furnish that reporter with whatever information, facts, evidence, funding, and other resources that may be necessary to tell a complete and truthful story."
A fascinating idea. Will it work?