editor on the verge

Online musings from the newsroom and beyond . . . by Yoni Greenbaum

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Entries from December 2007

Why the “A” section leaves me feeling empty

December 17th, 2007 · 4 Comments

Like many people, I read my local newspapers for the local news. Between the Internet and the 24-hour news networks, I think many of us like to give the limited amount of time that we have to read the newspaper to local stories. Now if you’re a newspaper editor or publisher, none of that is […]



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Tags: Advertising · Best Practices · Industry · Local Newspapers · Online

Journalism bloggers, remember who has the power

December 16th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Recently Howard Owens, Jeff Jarvis, Pat Thornton, and many, many other journalism/media bloggers have crafted posts about what newspaper journalists are or are not doing, about what they are doing right and what they are doing wrong and about what they should be doing that they’re not. Owens, Jarvis, Thornton, heck all of these gifted […]



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Tags: Blogging · Industry · Innovation · Training

Should we write off Saturday?

December 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Today many of us will wake up and grab the Saturday newspaper as we shuffle into the kitchen for a cup of coffee. But in many cases, the newspaper we’ll hold in our hands is a sad representation of what we would normally receive during the week. Actually, if it were not for the inclusion […]



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Tags: Industry · Innovation · Local Newspapers · Online

A little recognition is a good thing

December 14th, 2007 · No Comments

So I’m proud to be able to share with Editor on the verge readers that snow storm coverage suggestions I made in a recent post have been included in the Dec. 14 edition of Al’s Morning Meeting. Now if you’re not familiar with that specific publication, Al is Al Tompkins, Broadcast/Online Group Leader at the […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Mission · Poynter · Weather