Part of what I hope to do in this weekly column is highlight fresh ideas and insights from journalists working outside of New York, Washington D.C., and San Francisco. No offense to those three places – I live in one of them – but they get a lot of attention from people who write about the media. I’d like to focus on creative things people are doing elsewhere, because there are people all across the country who are working on really creative, innovative ideas in their own newsrooms that might be helpful for other newsrooms to know about.
One of those people is Erica Palan, who is currently creating social media strategies in the newsrooms of Philly.com, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News. Read more