Networked journalism: Exposing earmarks

The Sunlight Foundation — in a coalition with Porkbusters, the Washington Examiner, and others — has a most cool project unleashing the citizenry to perform the very important act of journalism of digging up and exposing to the air the earmarks that our elected representatives throw into bills spending our money. Now that is what I call networked journalism.

: LATER: Jay Rosen on this as networked journalism, which is also the subject of my next Guardian column.