Semantic Web

Story Structures: Fishbone

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

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.


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?

Full-text Footnotes

It is becoming increasingly important for media sites to bring together information that is associated, but not necessarily a part of the original story.

Reponse to "Amazoning the News"

Hypergene's article "Amazoning the News" presents an interesting way to present the news. However, the recommendation algorithm would need to be figured out first.

Semantic Conversion of Print Stories

The conversion of a printed story to be used online, needs to be thought of in a semantic context, not just a presentational context.