New Media Strengths: Hypertextuality

Linking Within a Story

Every link is an editorial decision.

Story Structures: Fishbone

One of the simplest story structures, allowing readers to explore single words or phrases deeper, without leaving the original narrative.

Find your own doorways to content

You should place links to your newest and best content in the places a user is most likely to look in their daily workflow.

Nesting links to create a story package

Teasing a story package from the front page of a site using traditional html links is the equivalent of rubber-banding together a stack of pages. A better solution is needed to display their relationship.

URLs

As a core standard that has been around since the beginning of the internet, it is about time that we began doing them correctly.

Backing Into the Semantic Web

We've been working our way back into the semantic web. From a presentational, to the logical, and then into the semantic layer.

Skills Needed for Online Media Librarians

Newspaper archivists and librarians are best positioned to bring about the next stage in news site publishing, however several skills are more important than others.

Advanced Site Searching With Semantic Standards

The promise of the semantic web is still in its infancy, however that shouldn't limit a site from building it within their own structure.

The Transition Between Orality and Text-based Traditions

Are we in a transition between a text-based communication tradition, into a model that more closely resembles a oral tradition?

Links Do Not Convey Enough Information

The problem with hyperlinks is that it doesn't give you enough information to make the decision of "where to go from here".