Posted by: structureofnews | December 15, 2022

The Semaform at Semafor

Here’s a short video I did – well, technically I fronted; someone else (Joe Posner!) did all the work – explaining what we’re trying to do with the story form at Semafor. We call it a – doh – Semaform. And here’s the accompanying story.

(And less, it’s two months old; but when was I ever on time on this blog?)

It’s been an interesting challenge at Semafor to actually implement some of the ideas I’ve been talking about – in mostly theoretical terms for so long – to rethink the basic unit of news from the ground up. And now I’m seeing how well some ideas do – or don’t – work in practice.

It’s been a great adventure. I’ll post more as I dig out from under…


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