Obsolete jobs: Wire editor, features editor | yelvington.com

On the Internet, we have no need of wire editors; if we wish to have wire content on our websites, we can plug in AP Hosted News, or run a full feed of AP Online or some similar product from another service. But with everything on the Internet just a click away, the value of such branded and hosted wire content is low (and measurable), and even that may go away before long, based on simple cost-benefit analysis. We may be better off sending users to CNN, MSNBC and NYtimes.

via Obsolete jobs: Wire editor, features editor | yelvington.com.

This is going into the new models paper, but also into new roles for journalists.

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