Inside Story - The Wikileaks copycats - What do you think? New Whistleblowing sites http://wlcentral.org/node/665
Crowdsigliere: Plouffe Asks for a Little Public Guidance The Obama White House's latest effort to use this here Internet to connect members of the public with folks working inside the executive branch is a little project they're calling "Advise the Advisor," where-in an administration official frames what's happening on the presidential front and then asks for feedback from anyone who cares to give it.
Transparency Unit | Al Jazeera
The New York Times May Start Its Own Version of WikiLeaks The New York Times is considering developing a system that will let anonymous leakers easily submit large and confidential files directly to the newspaper.
One Per Cent: WikiLeaks business model gains traction with big media Paul Marks, senior technology correspondent (Image: Sipa Press/Rex Features)
Although the mission of WikiLeaks is to "open governments," it's done quite a lot to make us think about how to open journalism as well. We've seen a number of new whistleblower sites crop up - OpenLeaks and Rospil, for example - as well as major news organizations - Al Jazeera, and perhaps even The New York Times - investigate ways to facilitate more whistle-blowing and leaking. But why wait for local newspapers to roll out their own anonymous tips pipeline when a project from CUNY Graduate School's Entrepreneurial Journalism program has designed just that thing. Using Localeaks, you can send an anonymous tip, including a file, to over 1400 newspapers in the U.S. through one online form. Choose your state. Choose the newspaper. Localeaks: A Drop-Box for Anonymous Tips to 1400 U.S. Newspapers