IPTC Subject Analysis

IPTC Mapping:

Comparison of Tagging Services:

3 tagging methods were applied to Missouri newspaper data.

Tagging included a basic keyword approach, Associated Press, and Open Calais.

We mapped high-level categories from each subject to IPTC Subject codes.

Keyword (WordStat)

Associated Press

Open Calais

Supply and Demand:

We discovered a suitable match between supply and demand of local news content:

Many areas of local news content are in high demand among researchers.

Politics, Business, Crime and Obituaries are key areas for content.

Photographs are a difficult, untapped resource.