editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Innovation'

What did you get out of the last site you visited?

January 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I know that many people believe that a website is only worth what you get out of it. Well today, many of you received a personal email from me encouraging you to join Wired Journalists, a new online community. To give you a sense of how valuable I think it is, here’s what I got […]



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Tags: Beat Development · Best Practices · Innovation · Online · Tools · Wired Journalists

Don’t tell them it’s training, just say you’re chatting

January 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

So I’m guessing that your newsroom, like many, is populated with reporters who are comfortable working, eating and even sleeping at their desks. So it’s no surprise that, when you try to hold a brown bag lunch meeting or a brain-storming session, only the usual suspects attend. Increasing participation is a challenge we have all […]



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Tags: Beat Development · Best Practices · Editors · Innovation · Reporting · Tools · Training

A different way of approaching meeting coverage – UPDATED

January 20th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Are there any newspaper reporters using Twitter to cover council meetings? I know that we’ve seen examples of sporting events being covered via Twitter, but I don’t recall anyone saying that they are using it to report on municipal types of events. I’m sure there are those of you who are already shaking your heads […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Beat Development · Blogging · Innovation · Mobile · Online · Reporting · Traffic · Twitter

Consider forming your own reader feedback group

January 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

How often do you bring your readers together? I know that probably sounds like a strange question and I can already imagine some of you sitting there shaking your heads as you read this, but seriously, how often do you get a group of readers (and even potential readers) together to talk? This isn’t such […]



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Tags: Beat Development · Branding · Innovation · Reporting · Research