editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Industry'

Too much clutter can ruin your site

February 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

When was the last time that you went through your closet? Is there a chance you still have a Members Only jacket or a pair of parachute pants? Over the years have you added new pieces to your wardrobe without getting rid of the old? Are you at a point where you just don’t know […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Best Practices · Content · Design · Industry · Online

Journalism mourns a loss

February 20th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Journalism, specifically newspapers, lost a champion and I lost a friend and mentor Tuesday night when Jonathan Maslow lost his year-long battle with cancer. Jonathan, 59, was assistant city editor at one of my former newspapers, the Herald News of West Paterson, NJ. But that experience doesn’t come close to describing his career. By the […]



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Tags: In Memoriam · Industry · Leadership

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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Tags: Audience Development · Best Practices · Carnival of Journalism · Editors · Industry · Online · Reporting · Traffic

Don’t let bad content decisions take the wind out of your sails

February 15th, 2008 · No Comments

How fast can you turn your ship? When I look at many newspaper websites, I just can’t help but wonder why some stories are in a featured homepage slot and, even more so, why they remain there for so long. I recognize that every market has it’s own issues and what is a popular story […]



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Tags: Analytics · Best Practices · Data · Design · Industry · Metrics · Traffic