editor on the verge

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

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Not quite a blog post, but still worth a read

September 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I thought I would share this address that I gave at the Bi-Co Boot Camp at Bryn Mawr College. The event was a gathering of students from both Bryn Mawr and Haverford College who work, or are interested in working at the student newspaper, the Bi-College News. I was invited by Dave Merrell, a former […]



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In the name of efficiency, think first

March 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I believe that the phrase “no one can do it all and frankly no one should” must be part of the discussion at any newspaper serious about their online operation. As I wrote in a previous post, there is a growing sentiment at many papers that there are just too few people to tackle what […]



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Does your newspaper hide from its readers?

February 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I recently wanted to get in touch with a former colleague, but when I visited his newspaper’s website I quickly discovered that reaching anyone at his newspaper wouldn’t be that simple. And his newspaper is not alone. If we’re in the communication business, why do we make it so difficult for people to communicate with […]



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Your newsroom could learn something from TMZ… No, really

February 2nd, 2008 · 5 Comments

Do your story meetings look like TMZ‘s? If not, maybe they should? In most newsrooms, story meetings are near clandestine events, with participants marching, piles of paper in hand, to a conference room (or office) only to emerge anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour and a half later looking haggard and, in some cases, […]



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