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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Don’t let your lack of time hurt your readers

March 4th, 2008 · 4 Comments

A common refrain I heard in response to my post about enhancing stories was essentially, at many newspapers, there is not enough time and too few people to be doing that AND accomplish everything else they have to. Although I don’t necessarily agree with that analysis, I’m going to save my thoughts on time management […]



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Same old content doesn’t cut it for online readers

March 3rd, 2008 · 6 Comments

Honestly, I don’t understand newspapers who present their stories online as if they were publishing them on a printed page. It’s not just that lack of subheads in a 37-inch long story that frustrates me; it’s the complete ignorance of any web tools that could enhance story presentation and increase the amount of time readers […]



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Too much clutter can ruin your site

February 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

When was the last time that you went through your closet? Is there a chance you still have a Members Only jacket or a pair of parachute pants? Over the years have you added new pieces to your wardrobe without getting rid of the old? Are you at a point where you just don’t know […]



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