Editorial and Cyberspace conference: helping to engage your community

An interesting article about a panel during a recent conference on editorial writing and community engagement.

“Then the Internet arrived, and the civic discourse shifted, as readers
turned to local discussion boards, political blogs and community e-mail
lists to talk about the issues affecting them. The newspaper-sanctioned
forum grew up, moved out, and became a true community conversation.
Now, some newspaper editorial board leaders are responding, seeking
Web-friendly ways to restore their opinion sections’ relevance…”