FYI: The IPTC Descriptive NewsCodes...

Even if you don't work with the news, you might be interested in knowing more about the tags that many newsrooms apply to content.  Though formed in 1965 to "safeguard the telecommunications interests of the World's Press," the IPTC (International Press Telecommunications Council) has, since the late 1970s, been focusing "on developing and publishing Industry Standards for the exchange of news data of all common media types."   Today, IPTC's member base is made up of approximately 60 news companies, organizations, and associations.  Find out more about the IPTC and its controlled vocabulary, NewsCodes, here… (Taxonomy Warehouse)

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