editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Compensation'

When the walls start crumbling it’s time to act

February 6th, 2008 · 9 Comments

At too many newspapers reporters have been given smart phones to use when they’re out in their beats only to return to the office and work on circa-1980s desktop computers. They sit on chairs that are held together by bubblegum and Scotch tape and talk on phones that are a mix of handsets, cords and […]



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Tags: Compensation · Industry · Leadership · Online · revenue

Columnist finds fault with pay proposals – UPDATED

January 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Interesting piece by Edward Wasserman on MiamiHerald.com today. In “Journalism becoming a consumer product” Wasserman quotes from my “Get the most from your online data” post. Also included in the piece is Random Mumbling’s Jack Lail. Wasserman has an interesting argument and the piece is worth checking out. For those of you not familiar with […]



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Tags: Blogging · Compensation · Editor on the verge

And why not reward performance

January 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

If a person were to read much of the recent discussion about the ways journalists (AKA reporters and columnists) should be compensated, they might walk away believing that performance-based compensation is a foreign concept in today’s news organizations. Yet as anyone who works in a newsroom and ventures into other parts of their building likely […]



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Tags: Analytics · Compensation · Industry · Online · Traffic