Posts by Bill Mitchell

About Bill Mitchell

Bill Mitchell is a Poynter Affiliate who most recently led Poynter’s entrepreneurial and international programs and served as a member of its faculty. Previously, Bill headed Poynter.org for 10 years. Before joining Poynter in 1999, he worked as editor of Universal New Media (‘95-‘99) and director of electronic publishing at the San Jose Mercury News (‘92-‘95). Bill previously was a reporter, editor, Washington correspondent and European correspondent for the Detroit Free Press & Knight Ridder, and a bureau chief for TIME. He served as a Pulitzer juror in 2002 and 2003. Contact Bill at bmitch@gmail.com

A Twitter countdown to the NYT paywall

The discussion falls into several categories, including: Dire warnings Easy workarounds Ethical questions Best wishes Fun stuff Actual news Read more on Twitter at the hashtags of #paywall and #nytpaywall. Read More

Thumbs up for Roger Ebert's new revenue model on Twitter

Six weeks into what some have billed "the year of paid content," the most interesting ideas I've seen so far have less to do with corporate policy than they do with personal enterprise. My colleague, Mallary Tenore, wrote Friday about the success NPR's Andy Carvin has enjoyed in encouraging his Twitter followers to support their local … Read More