Aiming to Put the Right People in Charge

Claus, Marty
March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p74
The article discusses how journalists will be able to learn more about the frontline editor's job and whether they are well suited for the job in order to increase the odds of success. There are many assigning editors who are not good enough to grow readership and to help reporters do better work. Doing the job well is critical to the success of the newspaper. The right "job fit" tool can help journalists see how well suited they are for the job. It will help them identify developmental needs and help the industry determine training priorities.


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