editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Breaking News'

Snow does not have to blow

December 13th, 2007 · 6 Comments

NOTE: I’m proud to be participating today, along with fellow journalism bloggers from around the world in the Carnival of Journalism. In addition to reading my post please visit the Carnival host site and see what my colleagues are writing about. Not sure what a blog carnival is? Check out this entry on Wikipedia. Now […]

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Tags: Best Practices · Breaking News · Local Newspapers · Online · Weather

On Sundays, murder is an easy sale

November 19th, 2007 · 1 Comment

If there is murder, deadly fires and general mayhem leading your local newscast, it MUST be Sunday night. Despite the bleak nature of these types of stories they are the ones TV news often relies on. And like TV, newspapers also have a tendency to depend on crime reporting. Why do they do it? Because […]

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Tags: Breaking News · Industry · TV

How to cover breaking news online

November 10th, 2007 · No Comments

My intention with this blog is not to primarily use it as a venue to promote work done by my own company. However, I believe I need to make an exception when one of my newspapers does something that can be a lesson to the broader industry. Such a moment has occurred. Allow me to […]

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Tags: Best Practices · Breaking News · Ottaway