editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Innovation'

Unexpected, but valuable, career advice

December 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I never would have considered a career in auto racing, but after reading Jack Lail’s post “What race cars and newspaper websites have in common,” I’m not as worried if I find myself seeking a second career. Jack was commenting on my “Don’t let your website get lapped,” post and drew the connection between NASCAR […]

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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Innovation

Don’t let your website get lapped

December 18th, 2007 · 4 Comments

At too many newspaper websites, there is an all or nothing approach to innovation and change. I am frequently told “we’re going through a redesign” or “we’re getting a new CMS” as just some of the justifications for current site problems or sub-par functionality. But is that really the best approach? Many newsrooms leaders are […]

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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Innovation · Online

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