The Institute for Interactive Journalism

“The Institute for Interactive Journalism helps news organizations use innovative computer technologies to develop new ways for people to engage in critical public policy issues.”

The Institute for Interactive JournalismJ-Lab)

Fascinating approach to journalism as telling, showing, and doing. The site features a “balance-the-budget” game and information about awards for innovative journalism. This site isn’t quite “hip” enough to embrace blogging as a form of journalism (the rules for one contest require the content to be produced by an established news organization).