News Storyline

A linked data ontology to enable structured journalism and News storytelling at scale, across platforms and the internet.


How might we represent News Stories in structured data, to help editorial curation scale across platforms and the internet?

In 2013, @jeremytarling and a group from a selection of News & Media organisations delivered a new open data model for linked data storytelling in News - News Storyline

This is part of our Network of Content work, bringing linked data to BBC News & partners - an open innovation project.

Presentation on News Storyline in BBC News

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Presentation on the Storyline Ontology

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  • The thinking behind this has inspired several further experiments.


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