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SWMS Profile: Evan Hansen, EIC, Wired News

Wired.com isn't as fresh-faced as the Mashables and The Next Webs of the present day, but it's no less influential. Join us as veteran editor-in-chief Evan Hansen walks us through his latest edit structure and where he wants to take his franchise. Be prepared for some surprises.

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SWMS Tech Edit Spotlight: Editorial Art Departments

  • Workflow among editors and artists
  • Which story types get access to the artists and which don't
  • Trends in page design and SEO
  • Impact of tablets
  • Tools and forms that presage "graphics self-service" for reporters and editors
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SWMS Tech Edit Spotlight: Product Launches - with BONUS Content!

Planning a launch? The client expects big things. Probably too big. With a bit of imagination, you can deliver good results even when the usual suspects take a pass, but what constitutes success in today's media environment?

We heard from:  
  • Fritz Nelson -  TechWeb
  • Dylan Tweney - Wired.com
  • Charles Cooper  - CBSNews.com
  • David Spark  - Spark Media Solutions
  • Colin Crook  - Voce Communications
  • Leigh Anne Varney  - veteran indie PR pro
 
 
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SWMS Tweet: The latest feed

 
In our latest update from @SWMSTweet and SWMS Online on Facebook:
Fortune, Forbes, Time, Technologizer, WaPo, Techweb, The Wall Street Journal, Wired, Demand Media, Business Insider, tablets, paywalls, crowdsourcing and more.

 

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SWMSTweet & SWMS Facebook Group: Latest Feeds

From our subscriber-only feeds:

* In a blog post last week, Jeremiah Owyang put his finger on another illness plaguing tech journalism today. See if you agree.

* Wired.com senior editor Dylan Tweney saw our recent piece on virtual trade shows and contributed his two cents. It was an unexpected comment coming from a Wired guy.

* Did you ever cut and paste text from a web site that knew you did, and admonished you for doing so? No? Then you've never been to AOL's DailyFinance.com.

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Journalists are leaving media brands every week. Read the fruits of 16 confidential interviews with journalists now working at tech brands or PR agencies, and five interviews with the executives who hired these journalists.
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