While HTML5’s specification won’t be finalized for more than three years, news organizations have been experimenting with it for awhile now. Besides making their videos iPad friendly, quite a few media giants have made standalone HTML5 projects that offer refreshing ways to read online.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings’ success holds lessons for newspapers and media companies. Ken Doctor boils those lessons down to six, but these two matter most.
Do we talk too much about the ‘future of news’ and fail to focus on practicing the basics of now? Here are three basic best practices of web publishing that too many news outlets continue to ignore.