editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Local Newspapers'

Is there good traffic reporting online?

November 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Does online traffic reporting work for you? While broadcast cable news spent most of Wednesday talking covering the situation at local airports and, in the case if CNN, highlighting the road traffic data available either through Google Maps or traffic.com, it wasn’t typically until the early afternoon that newspapers got on the bandwagon. Most newspaper […]



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Tags: Industry · Innovation · Local Newspapers · Online · Traffic

Is CNN running out of material?

November 14th, 2007 · 2 Comments

When I work from home, I have a tendency to leave CNN on the TV as background noise. Why I don’t just listen to music, I don’t know. While there are many things about CNN that irk me, the one that frustrates me the most is the repetition. Try it some time and you’ll see […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Best Practices · Local Newspapers

How Andy Rooney entertains himself

November 13th, 2007 · No Comments

Ok, so for those of your who missed Andy Rooney’s segment on 60 Minutes, the resident curmudgeon turned his “sharp” wit to newspapers, of all things. As you can see from this clip (sorry, CBS won’t let me embed their videos) Rooney complains about “vague” headlines, “cluttered” ads and reporters covering stories they really don’t […]



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Tags: Industry · Local Newspapers