editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Local Newspapers'

My Interview at Digiday DPAC

July 24th, 2011 · No Comments

After speaking on the “Subscriptions, Paywalls and Real Money. Will Users Pay Up or Fade Away?“  panel at the Digital Publishing and Advertising Conference in New York City, I was interviewed by the folks from Scribemedia.org and no, my use of “monetization” is not intended for a drinking game…

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Dreaming of a pay day

January 10th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I have to say that I’m surprised that there are still news organizations even contemplating a pay model. While reading the Terms of Service (I know, I know, hold the lectures about the geekiness of reading TOS) for one of my local newspapers, I came across this gem: “Currently, service is free to all users [...]

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Tags: Best Practices · Industry · Local Newspapers · Online

Are you setting yourself up for a “beat”down?

January 4th, 2008 · No Comments

One of the great things about your newspaper having a website is that the painful sting of getting beaten does not have to last a full day. It used to be that reporters would grab a copy of the competitor’s newspaper on the way to work, discover that they had been beaten and have to [...]

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Tags: Beat Development · Best Practices · Breaking News · Google · Industry · Local Newspapers · Online · Reporting

It’s NOT good enough – UPDATED

December 28th, 2007 · 3 Comments

It’s particularly on days like Thursday, Dec. 27, when the Associated Press must feel good about it itself. As most people now know, Thursday morning Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on a street in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Although this tragic event occurred early in the morning, most New Jersey daily newspapers appeared either ill-prepared [...]

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Tags: Best Practices · Breaking News · Industry · Local Newspapers · Online · Reporting