Interesting reading (alternative media edition)

  • Fiona Morgan of The Independent Weekly, on why readers should not give up on The News & Observer and (presumably) other newspapers dedicated to investigative journalism.
  • J. Patrick Best of The Sunday Paper, on the bankruptcy filing of Creative Loafing and the outlook for alternative weeklies.
  • Josh Marshall of Talking Points Memo, on the site’s evolution and how “balance” trumps “accuracy” in newspaper headlines.