editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Industry'

Journalism bloggers, remember who has the power

December 16th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Recently Howard Owens, Jeff Jarvis, Pat Thornton, and many, many other journalism/media bloggers have crafted posts about what newspaper journalists are or are not doing, about what they are doing right and what they are doing wrong and about what they should be doing that they’re not. Owens, Jarvis, Thornton, heck all of these gifted […]



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Tags: Blogging · Industry · Innovation · Training

Should we write off Saturday?

December 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Today many of us will wake up and grab the Saturday newspaper as we shuffle into the kitchen for a cup of coffee. But in many cases, the newspaper we’ll hold in our hands is a sad representation of what we would normally receive during the week. Actually, if it were not for the inclusion […]



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Tags: Industry · Innovation · Local Newspapers · Online

Do you know where your newspaper is online? – UPDATED

December 12th, 2007 · 2 Comments

“If you build it, they will come,” goes the line from the popular Kevin Costner film “Field of Dreams.” Too often though, when it comes to online news operations, that line should read “if you don’t tell anyone you built it, will they still come?” Increasingly newspaper websites are embracing social news/networking sites. You see […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Innovation · Online · YouTube

Oprah endorses Obama, my vote’s for Twitter

December 10th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Recently there have been about a half dozen blog posts about Twitter as a potential tool for newsrooms. Most recently, Steve Outing wrote about the idea of City Desk editors using Twitter to cover breaking news. Other pieces cover a variety of related ideas and are listed below, in case you haven’t read them yet. […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Innovation · Online