Earlier this month, I blogged on a paradox near and dear to my ink-stained heart. Although newspapers are leading agents of change, they have been slow to embrace change themselves, notably with the Internet and blogosphere. I further noted that the websites of Philadelphia's two major newspapers are good examples of the change-averse culture that permeates their newsrooms.
Now comes Editor & Publisher columnist Steve Outing with a great idea:
Why not put online editors in charge of newsrooms? Why not make the person who is responsible for the 24/7 news product in charge of the entire news product?