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?

  • 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”.

  • “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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