Guardian: Lessons from our open news trial

The first week of the Guardian's experiment in publishing its news lists has reaped advantages, but more is needed. Well, the sky didn't fall in. One week in, and the remarkable thing about our experiment publishing The Guardian's list of upcoming stories is why newspapers have been so secretive about such information for so long. Whatever competitive advantage may have been lost by giving rivals a clue what we were up to was more than made up for by a growing range of ideas and tips from readers.