Tag Archive for IPTC

A Tale of Agile Development… of a Standard

Some in the Semantic Technology community have pointed out that from a development perspective, Semantic Technologies are well suited for an agile approach to programming, and we will be discussing that idea more in future here at SemanticWeb.com. Today, however, we’re taking a look at some novel thoughts on agile development of a standard, thanks…

Dynamic Semantic Publishing for News Organizations

Paul Wilton was Technical and development lead for semantic publishing at BBC News and Sport Online during the 2010 World Cup.  Currently he is the Technical architect at Ontoba.  In this interview, a supplement to “Dynamic Semantic Publishing for Beginners”, Paul describes the current landscape for DSP as it applies to news organizations. Q. Are…

rNews 1.0 is an Official Standard!

[UPDATE – November 9, 2011: the IPTC rNews version 1.0 documentation is now available.] Today (Oct. 7, 2011), at a gathering of the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC), rNews took the step from being a proposal to being a formal standard. rNews was created by the IPTC and made its public debut earlier this year…

Schema.org: First, The Good News

When it comes to schema.org, there’s some good news – and some ‘eh’ news. Let’s start with the positive stuff. Today at the schema blog, the news was released that schema.org has added to its NewsArticle and related types such as CreativeWork new properties for mark-up based on the rNews standard from the International Press…

Schema.org Workshop – A Path Forward

A room full of interested parties gathered in Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Campus yesterday to discuss Schema.org, its implications on existing vocabularies, syntaxes, and projects, and how best to move forward with what has admittedly been a bumpy road. Schema.org, you may recall, is the vocabulary for structured data markup that was released by Google, Microsoft,…

rNews Version 0.5 Approved by the IPTC

A recent article reports, “Draft version 0.5 of rNews, a standard model for embedding machine-readable metadata in online news, was approved at the International Press Telecommunications Council’s [IPTC] Annual General Meeting in Berlin, Germany.”

Coming Soon, to a Newsroom Near You

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We recently have given coverage to the new rNews standard from the IPTC, but two things today caught our eye: First, from Beet.tv, a brief video from Mike Dunn, VP and CTO of Hearst Interactive. The video serves as an introduction to the value of rNews in the media industry, and does that well.  That…