Creating Innovative News: The Values of Future Newsroom Managers

  • George SylvieEmail author
Part of the Media Business and Innovation book series (MEDIA)


The values of future newsroom managers are going to change. This paper explores potential approaches that editors might consider. There’s, firstly, a need for a new framework that newspaper editors and station managers can apply to decision-making as well as for a process-oriented supervisory practice. Rethinking the news value chain leads, secondly, to partly re-examining the newsroom and wholly deconstructing the reporting process. A company’s ecosystem location also indirectly shapes how it creates value. Therefore editors must, thirdly, change and re-standardize journalism skills in certain key areas. For this reason they need a new strategy, a “maestro” non-strategy.


Reporting Process Newspaper Editor Digital Business Professional Bureaucracy Newspaper Reporter 
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