A good rundown of how “small” newspapers are innovating online, with more than the usual suspects. Every newspaper I deal with is smaller than these.
Interesting little tool to find related links to add to your blog posts (or news stories???)
Freakonomics co-branded Predictify thingie. Worth a look for news orgs with some scale – major metro like the Merc could run this with predictions about Silicon Valley start-ups in a fun way.
A nice write-up that does a good job of explaining the advantages of the Wicked Local platform for suburban Boston news sites run by GateHouse. via Howard.
If you’re a student journalist interested in what your first ‘web editor’ type gig might entail, check out this interview with Kiyoshi to get some ideas about what you’re getting into.
Excellent big natural disaster-ish breaking news by way of map-driven coverage in The Oregonian. I like that they’re not trying to shoehorn it into a site template, but keep a logo/link up top for the ID and branding.
Two forks of a breaking news disaster plan: One is coverage, the other is making sure your site stays up, no matter what.
A former Morris paper now in the Gatehouse fold with using Twitter to get one-liner breaking news stories to their site.
Wherein Daniel snags an interview with a student working on crownews.net. Great look at creating a community site in a rural area.