Vox Takes Melding of Journalism and Technology to a New Level – NYTimes.com

“Mr. Klein, hoping to avoid incrementalism — “the biggest source of waste is everything the journalist has written before today,” he said — instead wants his journalists responsible for constantly updating pages that are the ultimate resource on a topic. “It would be like a wiki page written by one person with a little attitude,” explained Ms. Bell.

To help accomplish this, the developers have been building a tool they call the card stack. The cards, trimmed in brilliant canary yellow, contain definitions of essential terms that a reader can turn to if they require more context. For example, a story updating the battle over the Affordable Care Act might include cards explaining the term “insurance exchange.”” – Vox Takes Melding of Journalism and Technology to a New Level – NYTimes.com

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