editor on the verge

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

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Entries from February 2008

I thought I’d share some news instead of my germs

February 28th, 2008 · 12 Comments

After spending the past week or so battling the flu, it’s great to be feeling coherent enough to be online and blogging. And what makes my return post even more exciting to write is that it actually contains some real news. And that is that I have a new job! On March 17, I start […]



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Who’s to blame?

February 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

So someone gave me the flu and it has me wrecked. I’ve started a few posts, but just don’t have the energy to see them through. I hope to be back blogging, tweeting and everything else in a few days. Thanks for hanging in there.



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Too much clutter can ruin your site

February 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

When was the last time that you went through your closet? Is there a chance you still have a Members Only jacket or a pair of parachute pants? Over the years have you added new pieces to your wardrobe without getting rid of the old? Are you at a point where you just don’t know […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Best Practices · Content · Design · Industry · Online

Journalism mourns a loss

February 20th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Journalism, specifically newspapers, lost a champion and I lost a friend and mentor Tuesday night when Jonathan Maslow lost his year-long battle with cancer. Jonathan, 59, was assistant city editor at one of my former newspapers, the Herald News of West Paterson, NJ. But that experience doesn’t come close to describing his career. By the […]



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