Browse Definitions :


XMLNews is a set of specifications for exchanging news objects such as stories, images, or audio clips in a standard format across different applications and operating systems. XMLNews uses Extensible Markup Language (XML) and industry standards developed by the International Press Telecommunications Council and the Newspaper Association of America. XMLNews has two parts: XMLNews-Story and XMLNews-Meta.

XMLNews-Story is an XML document type for text-based news and information. It defines the format of a news story's content and is a subset of News Industry Text Format (NITF), the XML document type definition (DTD) designed to mark up and deliver news content in a variety of ways, including print, wireless devices, and the Web. XMLNews-Meta defines the format of any metadata associated with a story (or any other kind of news object) and is based on the World Wide Web Consortium's Resource Description Framework (RDF).

This was last updated in September 2005

Continue Reading About XMLNews

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.


File Extensions and File Formats

Powered by:





  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • RAID 6 (redundant array of independent disks)

    RAID 6, also known as double-parity RAID, uses two parity stripes on each disk. It allows for two disk failures within the RAID ...

  • hard disk drive (HDD)

    A computer hard disk drive (HDD) is a non-volatile memory hardware device that controls the positioning, reading and writing of ...

  • byte

    In most computer systems, a byte is a unit of data that is eight binary digits long. Bytes are often used to represent a ...