Friday, June 10, 2011

Media Wants Volunteer Muckrakers

To Dig Dirt on Governor Sarah Palin
The 24,199-page, 275-pound trove of emails from the first two years of Sarah Palin’s stint as governor of Alaska will arrive at 1pm ET. Yesterday, so-called journalists began arriving in Juneau, accessible only by air or water, to take possession of up to six boxes’ of documents and a hand truck (which they will have to return), and begin their muckraking scramble to dig dirt on Sarah Palin. Washington Post, NY Times, AP is requesting their readers jump into the swamp with them and become Volunteer Muckrakers.

Help Us Review the Sarah Palin E-Mail Records -- New York Times Calls for Muckraking Help

Washington Post Screams: -- Help analyze the Palin e-mails
"Here’s how to participate: Over 24,000 e-mail messages to and from Sarah Palin during her tenure as Alaska's governor will be released Friday . We’ll be posting them here, and are inviting you to comment on the most interesting or most noteworthy sections. Please include page numbers and, where possible, a direct excerpt. We'll share your comments with our reporters and may use facts or related material you suggest to annotate the documents displayed on The Post site. We may contact you for further details, by way of your registered e-mail with the Post, unless you specify otherwise in the comments."