editor on the verge

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

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Experimentation is the path to online success

January 27th, 2008 · 11 Comments

One of the things that I truly love about having my own blog is the opportunity to experiment. This site has become my own personal laboratory where I can try out new ideas. If I read of something and want to see what it can do, I try it. And if it works I keep […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Best Practices · Blogging · Editor on the verge · Industry · Innovation · Online · Podcasts · Tools · Traffic

Postmortems can improve newspapers

January 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Part of the motivation behind my previous post was that I find, in many newsrooms, training has taken a real hit in recent years and when money is made available, more often then not, it’s used on the reporting, photo or design staffs. Assistant editors, all too often, are expected to just get it and/or […]



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Tags: Beat Development · Best Practices · Editors · Leadership · Reporting · Traffic · Training

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