Digging a paper

The Wisconsin State Journal now allows readers to vote a story a day onto the front page. That’s a nice start, good symbolism. The real win will be when papers get their publics to vote on what stories they’re not covering that they should be.

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  • Frank M

    Newspapers, by their nature, already have dated material. Now they somehow think putting material on the front page that has been around longer, having the tires kicked by readers, is a good idea?

  • http://seekerblog.com Steve D.

    The Greensboro News-Record is innovating in the reader-dialog arena. E.g., you can post your own article, and easily dialog with the editors via their blogs or email. They attempted a feature allowing readers to comment on each article – that has been postponed “until we can put additional safeguards in place”.

  • http://www.thenotebookcomputer.net note

    “Newspapers, by their nature, already have dated material. Now they somehow think putting material on the front page that has been around longer, having the tires kicked by readers, is a good idea? ”

    Notice, It’a better than before.

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