The online operation of the paper happens across the river from the newsroom, with a different set of employees and editors, and Derek has taken the step of packing up his skills and crossing over to the Web side, where his database-driven work will be presented in its native medium.
How many journalists do you know who could pull this off? How many have a Web-native skill to leverage? Do you? If not, it’s a good time to ask yourself two things: Why not? and Where can I learn one?