Month: August 2014

  • Evolving is a painful process

    For many, working at a newspaper doesn’t seem all that fun anymore. Chas Sisk had had enough. The Tennessean had just fired Sisk and the entire staff of the paper the day before and asked them to reapply for their jobs. The reorganization was announced in the paper by executive editor Stefanie Murray as a […]

  • The old and the new

    The old knoxnews (a design in use for just over seven years) and the new design, launched July 22, 2014. The old site was on the “Ellington” platform; the new one uses “Endplay.” What’s up with the German ads? We use a screenshot service whose ip addresses are in Germany. (Click on the image for […]