New Editor Says Good Tech Person is Essential

february 22, 2007  11:43 am
For small newspapers operating a website with limited resources, Meredith Artley advocates hiring "somebody who knows the technology extremely well." In an audio interview with OJR, the former digital development director for the International Herald Tribune paraphrases an IHT co-worker to explain why that's important: "At it's core, a website is a technical thing," she says. "And you can't solve any ... problems with being able to get the journalism out and the reader comments and feedback in without going to the core and working on the technology aspect. "