The Web is pervasive and can spread the word faster and more widely than information has ever moved before, and that might have made a difference in the way the Knight Ridder stories were received if they were supported by aggregators with proven integrity and stature. That is one of the goals of ProPublica, the new investigative on-line news organization underwritten by the philanthropists Herb and Marion Sandler.
Peter Osnos, The Century Foundation, read on here.
I make that three "trust" and journalism websites.
What else is out there?