editor on the verge

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

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Entries Tagged as 'Reporting'

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

Consider forming your own reader feedback group

January 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

How often do you bring your readers together? I know that probably sounds like a strange question and I can already imagine some of you sitting there shaking your heads as you read this, but seriously, how often do you get a group of readers (and even potential readers) together to talk? This isn’t such […]



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Tags: Beat Development · Branding · Innovation · Reporting · Research

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

Do people “flip” over your business cards?

January 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Continuing the theme I began yesterday, I’m going to focus on another way for you to not only keep, but advance your reporting career. This is one of those ideas that I truly believe newspaper companies should be already doing as a matter of course. But since many are not, I encourage you to do […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Beat Development · Branding · Carnival of Journalism · Innovation · Reporting