Chicagocrime.org Creator to Newspapers: Hire More Programmers

Posted by: Rob Hof on October 03, 2005

Editorandpublisher.com has a good interview with Adrian Holovaty, creator of the great Web mash-up Chicagocrime.org and now (get ready for a mouthful) editor of editorial innovations at the Washington Post.Newsweek Interactive. He has some advice for newspapers (and I would think any mainstream media): “Hire Web programmers — particularly those with a journalism background. A Web site without programmers is like a newspaper without pressmen.”

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