A handful of journalists continue the honorable tradition of investigative reporter IF Stone, airing out the information that scoundrels in government and business work tirelessly to bury. Robert Scheer has been fighting the good fight for nearly 40 years, auspiciously beginning with How the U.S. Got Involved in Vietnam
. In addition to his day job at the San Francisco Chronicle
, he lends his talents to Truthdig.com
, a web magazine committed to providing insightful and accurate reporting from a progressive point of view. That's good news of the best kind.