editor on the verge

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

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A hire every newspaper should make

December 8th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I think it is great that the Knight Foundation has decided to create a position for an “Online Community Manager.” On both their website and via a YouTube video, they sum the position up as: “Do you live and breathe the blogosphere and practically live on the Net? Do you have a track record of […]

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Tags: Audience Development · Industry · Online

An issue worth correcting, newspapers and errors

December 6th, 2007 · 2 Comments

At times, I read through more printed newspapers in the span of a week than my cohorts typically do in a month or even a year. While there are many consistencies, one that stands out is how newspapers handle corrections. From the New York Times to Pocono Record, you can typically scan the bottom of […]

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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Online

Newsrooms should choose a path

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Does your newsroom lead or follow? Some newsrooms are comfortable sticking with what they have been doing or following the models set forth by their corporate offices. Other newsrooms experiment and innovate. These newsrooms look for new way to communicate with their readers and to build audience.

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Tags: Best Practices · Industry

New York Times, you disappoint me

November 29th, 2007 · No Comments

I am disappointed so far with the “Talk to the newsroom” feature with Fiona Spruill, Editor of the Web Newsroom, that is currently happening at nytimes.com. In this reoccurring Q&A (previous columns have featured Executive Editor Bill Keller, Obituaries Editor Bill McDonald and Assistant Managing Editor Glenn Kramon) readers e-mail in questions (what, no online […]

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Tags: Industry · Innovation