editor on the verge

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

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Online tools that can be your secret

January 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

OK, judging from the response I received to the recent team building tech and postmortem posts, maybe it would help to step back and focus on something more personal, perhaps something that assistant editors can use to help themselves. I know first-hand how much the computer systems at many newspapers leave you wanting something more. […]



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Tags: Best Practices · Editors · Leadership · Online · Organization · Ottaway · Tools

A different way of approaching meeting coverage – UPDATED

January 20th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Are there any newspaper reporters using Twitter to cover council meetings? I know that we’ve seen examples of sporting events being covered via Twitter, but I don’t recall anyone saying that they are using it to report on municipal types of events. I’m sure there are those of you who are already shaking your heads […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Beat Development · Blogging · Innovation · Mobile · Online · Reporting · Traffic · Twitter

Worthwhile or not — E&P’s coverage of NV and SC

January 19th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ll admit that I was initially dismayed to read that Editor & Publisher would be “blogging the vote in Nevada and South Carolina.” I wondered what could they add to the coverage of the Nevada caucuses and the South Carolina GOP primary. And it’s a fair question that newsrooms should always ask themselves, “What can […]



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Tags: Blogging · Elections · Online · Traffic

Drive your own career via the Internet

January 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Who do you share your work with? I can recall working the city desk on the weekend and watching reporters sitting with a stack of newspapers cutting out their stories to send to sources, family and, of course, save for themselves. While I’m sure that this exercise still occurs at newspapers throughout the world, my […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Beat Development · Branding · Online · Reporting