editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Local Newspapers'

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

Agoraphobics in your newsroom?

December 14th, 2007 · 2 Comments

I must say that I’m still surprised when I walk into a newsroom and see most of the reporters sitting at their desks, talking on phones and/or working on computers. As editors are fond of saying, the best stories are not found on the other end of a phone and, given the mobile technology that […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Branding · Breaking News · Innovation · Local Newspapers · Online

Snow does not have to blow

December 13th, 2007 · 6 Comments

NOTE: I’m proud to be participating today, along with fellow journalism bloggers from around the world in the Carnival of Journalism. In addition to reading my post please visit the Carnival host site and see what my colleagues are writing about. Not sure what a blog carnival is? Check out this entry on Wikipedia. Now […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Breaking News · Local Newspapers · Online · Weather

AIDS coverage takes a step backwards

December 1st, 2007 · No Comments

On the same day that it was reported that “government’s estimate of annual new HIV infections is likely to rise as much as 50 percent,” news that coincided with the world-wide observance of World AIDS Day, I was shocked to see that only two of the more then two dozen daily newspapers in New York […]



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Tags: Annual Events · Local Newspapers