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The State of rNews

The State of rNews

We look at IPTC rNews and the ecosystem of community, tool builders and publishers, roughly one year after the standard has been released.
[Held on June 5, 2012 at Semantic Technology & Business Conference in San Francisco by Evan Sandhaus, Stuart Myles and Andreas Gebhard.]

Andreas Gebhard

June 04, 2012
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  1. the State of
    rNews
    one Year after its Release

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  2. rnews.org
    @kansandhaus
    @kansandhaus
    Evan Sandhaus

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  3. rnews.org
    @agebhard
    @kansandhaus
    Andreas Gebhard
    @agebhard

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  4. rnews.org
    @smyles
    @kansandhaus
    Stuart Myles
    @agebhard @smyles

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  5. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    a brief intro to rNews
    tool builders & implementors
    the future of rNews
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  6. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    a data model for embedding
    machine-readable publishing
    metadata in web documents

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  7. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    Why
    we
    need
    rNews

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  8. STORY
    PHOTO
    Story components which are obvious to a person…

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  9. STORY
    PHOTO
    ...are not so obvious to a machine.

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  10. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    Label Type Value
    id number 1248069162607
    Headline text New Web Code Draws Concern...
    Byline text By TANZINA VEGA
    Date date 20101010
    Body text In the next few years, a powerful...
    Length number 1123
    Tag text Privacy
    Tag text Computers and the Internet
    Tag text Web Browsers



    New Web Code Draws Concern...




    New Web Code Draws Concern...


    By TANZINA VEGA


    October 10, 2010


    In the next few years, a powerful...



    Data Tier Display Tier
    Logic Tier
    Content very well structured on Data
    Tier, but all of this structure is lost in
    translation to presentation tier.
    The Problem Of Structured Data:
    Continued

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  11. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org



    New Web Code Draws Concern...




    New Web Code Draws Concern...


    By TANZINA VEGA


    October 10, 2010


    In the next few years, a powerful...



    Display Tier
    =
    Search engines, social
    networks, aggregators and
    other sites only see the
    Display Tier, and cannot
    leverage the underlying
    structure of the data.
    The Problem Of Structured Data:
    Continued

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  12. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    With Structured
    Data
    No Structured
    Data
    The Problem Of Structured Data:
    Continued
    Without structured data search engines, social
    networks and other sites cannot attractively format
    links back to our site, potentially decreasing referral
    traffic.

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  13. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    Microformats RDFa Microdata JSON
    Semantic Markup Standards

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  14. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  16. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews

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  17. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    embedding
    machine-readable
    publishing metadata
    for
    is a data model
    in web documents

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  18. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews is a data model
    ImageObject
    VideoObject
    AudioObject
    Article
    Comment
    Organization
    Person Place
    NewsItem
    comment
    associatedMedia
    Concept
    about
    PostalAddress
    address
    address
    mentions
    address
    creator
    editor
    contributor
    provider
    copyrightHolder
    accountablePerson
    creator
    editor
    contributor
    provider
    copyrightHolder
    sourceOrganization
    name
    associatedArticle
    Geo
    Coordinates
    geo
    Coordinates

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  19. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    Headline
    Byline
    Tags
    Creator
    ...
    for embedding machine-readable
    publishing metadata in web documents

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  20. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    RDFa Microdata JSON
    Today Today Maybe?
    and a set of suggested implementations

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  21. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews - Class Diagram
    ImageObject
    VideoObject
    AudioObject
    Article
    Comment
    Organization
    Person Place
    NewsItem
    comment
    associatedMedia
    Concept
    about
    PostalAddress
    address
    address
    mentions
    address
    creator
    editor
    contributor
    provider
    copyrightHolder
    accountablePerson
    creator
    editor
    contributor
    provider
    copyrightHolder
    sourceOrganization
    name
    associatedArticle
    Geo
    Coordinates
    geo
    Coordinates

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  22. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews - Working Example

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    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
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  24. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org



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          Allies  Are  Split  on  Goal  and  Exit  Strategy  in  Libya
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  25. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    Benefits
    or
    Why You Should
    Care About rNews

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    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    With Structured
    Data
    No Structured
    Data
    Benefit #1: Superior Algorithmically-
    Generated Links
    Using structured data search engines, social networks
    and other sites can attractively format links back to
    our site, potentially increasing referral traffic.

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  27. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    • Vertical search
    • Commenting Platforms
    • Rights Management
    Benefit #2: Superior Tool Support

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  28. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    Benefit #3: Better Analytics

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  29. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    a brief intro to rNews
    tool builders & implementors
    the future of rNews
    1
    3
    2

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  30. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    & schema.org

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  31. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  32. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    RDFaCE-Lite
    RDFa Content Editor

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  33. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  34. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  35. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    Our entire customer
    on-boarding process [will] be
    an rNews implementation
    process.
    “– Andrew Montalenti
    [CTO & Co-Founder of Parse.ly]

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  36. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  37. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  38. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    I implemented rNews [...]
    on a slow afternoon.
    – Matt Terenzio
    [then Web Dev Director at The Hour]

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  39. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  40. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  41. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  42. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    in the wild

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  43. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    a brief intro to rNews
    tool builders & implementors
    the future of rNews
    1
    3
    2

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  44. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    the Future of

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  45. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews 1.1

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  46. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    data model
    growing the

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  47. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    alignment &
    documentation

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  48. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    implementation
    technologies

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  49. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews
    community

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  50. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    ...and 50 others

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  51. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org

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  52. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    rNews 1.1

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  53. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    a brief intro to rNews
    tool builders & implementors
    the future of rNews
    1
    3
    2

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  54. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    any questions?

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  55. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    Thank
    you

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  56. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    WHY WE NEED rNews: Jetta Productions/Iconica/Getty Images
    TOOLS: Michael Blann/Digital Vision/Getty Images
    BLUEPRINT: Tommy Flynn/The Image Bank/Getty Images
    SUNRISE/rNews: The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images
    rNews BENEFITS: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News
    NY TIMES INSPECTION: Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images News
    CROWD: Ryan McVay/Stone+/Getty Images
    photo credits

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  57. @agebhard
    @kansandhaus @smyles
    rnews.org
    Semantic Technology & Business Conference
    05 June 2012 • San Francisco, CA
    Copyright © 2012 by Evan Sandhaus, Stuart Myles & Andreas Gebhard.
    Typefaces are Rockwell, Skolar & Myriad Pro and the
    color scheme is Ethan Schoonover’s “solarized”.
    (more info: http://ethanschoonover.com/solarized)

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