We’ve been through this before in the context of E-books. Authors and editors need to understand semantic markup. But that is a lost cause. Jeff Eaton solved the problem for newspapers by writing a CMS that enforces structural thinking.

(The dumb-as-shit slug for that article – controlling-presentation-in-structured-content/ – is an excellent example of another way online publications fuck it up.)

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