Structured News: Atomizing the News Into a Browsable Knowledge Base for Structured Journalism

Germany Project type: prototype Frank Westphal


This approach enables news ""atoms"" and ""particles"" to be findable, investigable and recombinable as individual units.

This in turn makes personal media feasible where a story can be customized for each reader, depending on her device, time budget and information needs, effectively being an answer to the unbundling of news.

For the news ecosystem as a whole, structured data could become a new building block enabling a Lego-like flexibility in the newsroom."

The solution

Structured news are exploring a new space in news presentation and consumption. It promotes that journalistic content be treated as structured data and structured data as journalistic content.