editor on the verge

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

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Not quite a blog post, but still worth a read

September 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I thought I would share this address that I gave at the Bi-Co Boot Camp at Bryn Mawr College. The event was a gathering of students from both Bryn Mawr and Haverford College who work, or are interested in working at the student newspaper, the Bi-College News. I was invited by Dave Merrell, a former [...]

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Complaining is easy; Doing something, not so much

March 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I have a question for the “underpaid, overworked, frustrated, pissed off and ignored media professionals” who are “publicly and anonymously” venting their anger on angryjournalist.com. I would like to know what each of you are doing in your own newsroom or news organization to change…anything? What effort(s) are you making to help improve the conditions [...]

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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

Palm Beach looks to the future

February 13th, 2008 · 5 Comments

The Palm Beach Post has decided to actually do what so many people in journalism have only been willing to talk about. But with the exception of a few blog posts including one from Erica Smith of graphicdesignr.net fame, that news has largely gone ignored. Just about a week ago, Managing Editor Bill Rose announced [...]

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