Publishers have held countless recent brainstorm sessions in which they clutch a dry erase board and a glass of Scotch while trying to figure out how they can get subscribers back. Ideas on the accessibility front include more responsive design, exclusive member content, better UX, and a friendly suggestion that Mr. Gorbachev tear down that PAYWALL!
Today’s story on the South Dakota Senate race begins in the middle of a thought. Maybe the “Grey Lady” is just getting too old to catch this sort of thing…
It’s all in the tweet from reporter David Gelles:
Painful stuff on our front page. No byline, subhed, dateline or lede. Story starts mid word. pic.twitter.com/v9x4AzSpcR
— David Gelles (@dgelles) October 14, 2014