editor on the verge

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

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A crowdsourcing experiment

January 8th, 2008 · 4 Comments

A friend of mine and former colleague emailed me Monday. He’s just been appointed city editor at a daily newspaper and is addressing his staff for the first time on Thursday and asked (probably half jokingly) if I had any words of wisdom. Knowing that this is his first management post, and remembering what it […]



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Show your editor some love and win free coffee

January 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In some of the feedback that I received to my “Newsroom leaders, change or step aside” post, readers noted that surely there must be senior editors who could be role models for the rest of the newspaper industry. I included News & Record Editor John Robinson in my post as one such example. But honestly, […]



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A post that gets people talking

January 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Response to my “Newsroom leaders, change or step aside” post has come fast and in some cases, furious. But I wanted to share two posts that were written in response that I feel represent the range of emotions the piece generated. David Cohn at DigiDave posted “A Morning Response: We Don’t Need Newsroom Leadership, We […]



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This is not how to treat your readers

January 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Don’t do this to your readers. This is why you should test your site before you launch. Take that extra day or two or three and make sure everything, including your links, work and that you’ve remembered to remove dummy copy.



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