Taking Out The Trash

By Christine 

What we almost missed today…

• As reported on PRNewser: Beginning today, the Chicago Tribune will help anyone interested navigate government records via their online open records forum, “opening a new front in the news organization’s focus on watchdog reporting” according to a press release issued on Friday night provocatively titled “Your Government in Secret”.

• Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) will chair a hearing “The Future of Journalism” Wednesday in the Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet. Politics Daily reports former WaPo managing editor Steve Coll and HuffPost’s Arianna Huffington are among those who will testify.