Chapter 09

Chapter Goals

  • To discuss the concept of curation, wherein news organization gather, organize and present existing online information as part of the reporting process
  • To show the basic techniques of creating links in HTML
  • To discuss the process of selecting links to use in online stories
  • To provide an overview on presenting links in online stories, including main story links and sidebar links
  • To introduce issues involved in linking, including legal and ethical concerns, and link maintenance

QuickLinks

Vannevar Bush’s Memex article: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/3881/
Mary Ellen’s Will: http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/spe/2006/4949swiss/