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Re: vocab idea: SatiricalArticle

From: Andreas Gebhard <Andreas.Gebhard@gettyimages.com>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2012 13:22:16 +0000
To: Егор Антонов <elderos@yandex-team.ru>
CC: "Olson, Peter" <polson@marvel.com>, PDEC Research <lists@personaldataecosystem.org>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, "public-vocabs@w3.org" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
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Not a bad idea. "genre" points to a controlled vocabulary maintained by the IPTC and it wouldn't be too hard to discuss the addition of (comedy|satire|etc.) to that.

Andreas 

On May 1, 2012, at 23:41 , Егор Антонов wrote:

> schema.org/Article has 'genre' property, cannot we use it for this purpose?
> I think it's a bad practice to create a new type until it has its own properties
> --
> Egor
>  
> 02.05.2012, 06:13, "Olson, Peter" <polson@marvel.com>:
>> In an attempt to surgically extract all humor from this subject...wouldn't satire be a flag as part of a larger article type? I can maybe reach out - I have some contacts in the comedy world.
>> 
>> - Peter
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: PDEC Research [mailto:lists@personaldataecosystem.org]
>> Sent: Sun 4/29/2012 8:40 PM
>> To: Dan Brickley
>> Cc: public-vocabs@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: vocab idea: SatiricalArticle
>> 
>> You could just add a parody bit. Then if the whole content is odd, the processor can throw a parody exception.
>> 
>> On Apr 29, 2012, at 1:43 PM, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
>> 
>> > (disclaimer: thinking out loud)
>> >
>> > A smart-enough-to-know-better friend who shall remain nameless just
>> > re-shared this link, having given it a quick check over (by searching)
>> > and it looked real enough. At first glance it was Onion-esque but
>> > wasn't obviously one of theirs, so got re-shared:
>> >
>> > http://www.freewoodpost.com/2012/03/13/mitt-romney-i-can-relate-to-black-people-my-ancestors-once-owned-slaves/
>> >
>> > The article is completely false, as
>> > http://www.freewoodpost.com/disclaimer/ indicates.  If you view
>> > source, you see itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" though (and a
>> > load more metadata, ogp etc).
>> >
>> > I was wondering whether an addition such as
>> > http://schema.org/SatiricalArticle could ever get traction.
>> >
>> > My initial conclusion is 'no', ... since most of the obvious
>> > applications of 'SatiricalArticle' would likely slow the viral spread
>> > of fake outrageous news around the Web, and so get little support from
>> > publishers like the above, or
>> > http://www.landoverbaptist.org/ http://christwire.org/
>> > http://www.theonion.com/ http://stuffwhitepeoplelike.com/ etc. But you
>> > never know, there might be some other incentives (e.g. disclaimers?)
>> > that could support such an idea.
>> >
>> > So I thought I'd float the suggestion. If anyone here happens to know
>> > such publishers, I'm curious of their perspective. Would a
>> > machine-readable indicator of 'satire' be interesting to any of them?
>> > Presumably they get much of their traffic from controversy caused by
>> > reposting shocking "news". Of course there's always scope for that
>> > same metadata to be created by third parties, but that's an old old
>> > story (http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-PICS-labels/ etc).
>> >
>> > cheers,
>> >
>> > Dan
>> >
>> 
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