What’s a Wiki?
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Mobile Optimized: A mobile optimized website is a website that is optimized for mobile devices. Meaning, it has been designed and formatted to read and navigate easily on the small screens of mobile devices – Yellow Schmello.
Mobile Web: The mobile Web refers to the use of the Internet through handheld mobile devices. Increasingly, smartphones and other devices with wireless data access structures access the same “full” Internet traditionally accessed on desktop or laptop computers – Techpedia.
Multimedia journalism: The collective use of many media types–such as text, audio, graphics, animation, video, and photographs–to convey information –The Multimedia Journalist.
Open Newsroom: Open newsroom involves inviting online readers to become a part of the story process – Columbia Journalism Review.
Paywall: A system in which access to all or part of a newspaper website is restricted to paid subscribers – Dictionary.com
RSS: Really Simple System allows subscribers to receive updates, such as news headlines and blog entries. from websites and blogs.
SEO: Search Engine Optimization is the use of methods and techniques to improve the visibility of a website. It uses natural means to achieve natural listings on search engines – SEO Best Tools.
Smartphone: A cell phone with built-in applications capable of Internet access.
Social Media: A variety of Internet-based tools and platforms that allow users to share information and interact.
Tag: A common type of metadata used to describe a piece of content that associates it with other content that has the same tag. Tags can be specific terms, people, locations, etc. used in the content it is describing – Poynter.org.
Wiki: A wiki is a website which allows its users to add, modify, or delete its content via a web browser usually using a simplified markup language or a rich-text editor. Wikis are powered by wiki software. Most are created collaboratively – Wikipedia.