editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Best Practices'

Nicely said

December 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Ryan Sholin had a nice tight post today. Sweet and to the point (if he wrote for Gannett, corporate would have been proud) he recommended that reporters resist the urge to stand on the “sidelines,” and offered four ways for them to get involved including sharing bookmarks with del.icio.us. Great suggestions. The only caveat I […]



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Tags: Best Practices · del.icio.us · Innovation · Online

Unexpected, but valuable, career advice

December 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I never would have considered a career in auto racing, but after reading Jack Lail’s post “What race cars and newspaper websites have in common,” I’m not as worried if I find myself seeking a second career. Jack was commenting on my “Don’t let your website get lapped,” post and drew the connection between NASCAR […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Innovation

Don’t let your website get lapped

December 18th, 2007 · 4 Comments

At too many newspaper websites, there is an all or nothing approach to innovation and change. I am frequently told “we’re going through a redesign” or “we’re getting a new CMS” as just some of the justifications for current site problems or sub-par functionality. But is that really the best approach? Many newsrooms leaders are […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Innovation · Online

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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