Is the title “editor” becoming obsolete?

By Jessica Zemler, ASBPE Communications Chair I recently read the e-Media Vitals post “5 new job titles for digital-first publishers” and my first instinct was to laugh. I mean, really… Director of Data Visualization? I love infographics as … read more

Bethune’s Back

Really well said by @johnbethune. His comments mirror my personal experience transforming a print outfit with a website into an online publishing outfit with print products. John’s spot on that it’s not a simple matter of doing online … read more

Miss the July 18th ASBPE bootcamp in New York City?

Attention all ASBPE-NY’s Bootcamp Attendees: PowerPoint and PDF decks of the July 18 event’s four sessions are now available online. To recap, the half-day Digital Boot Camp included these educational sessions: Navigating the Permeable Wall Between Editorial and … read more

ASBPE Redesigns Website For Better Usability

Have you been to lately? If you have, you may have noticed a few changes have taken place. The association recently unveiled a redesigned website which promises an improved user experience and much more robust functionality. To … read more

10 Tips for Keeping Your Digital Copy Clean

Kelly Saxton, associate director of publications and managing editor for Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Development, Marketing and Communications program, tells us why online publishing is no excuse for sloppy copy. Follow her practical ideas to keep your stories … read more

Operating Your Online News Feed

By Maureen Alley How do you operate your online news feed? Do you repurpose what you find in your Lexis-Nexis file? Please say no. If you don’t write your own news for your site, tell me, why would … read more

Bridging the Digital Skills Training Gap

Four of five “senior-level” editors who answered the recent ASBPE/Medill Survey on Digital Skills & Strategies had one day or less of corporate-sponsored digital training in 2009. What are the implications? How can we overcome the problem? Join … read more