editor on the verge

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

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A second life for online content

January 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Is it a bad thing if the New York Times is repurposing blog content for print? On Wednesday, New York Observer Leon Neyfakh, reported in his “Off the Record” column that the Times was planning on printing portions of the “City Room” blog in the daily newspaper. “While items from City Room are regularly repackaged […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Blogging · Branding · Industry · Innovation · Online

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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Tags: Best Practices · Contests · Editor on the verge · Industry · Innovation · Leadership · Online

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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Newsroom leaders, change or step aside

January 4th, 2008 · 16 Comments

Effective organizational change requires a strong leader — a leader who does not just embrace the message of change but models it. The problem facing the newspaper industry is that too many newspaper leaders do neither. So more than just change, what our newspapers need are revolutions. How can we expect editors to be agents […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Innovation · Leadership