Thursday, October 07, 2010

Free online publishing tool for your newsroom - OpenPublish

OpenPublish is a packaged distribution of the popular open source social publishing platform, Drupal, that has been tailored to the needs of today's online publishers.

OpenPublish is ideal for the implementation of a variety of media outlets sites including magazines, newspapers, journals, trade publications, broadcast, wire service, multimedia sites and membership publications.

Who Created OpenPublish

Developed by Phase2 Technology with the support of Thomson Reuters, OpenPublish is designed to leverage Drupal as a social publishing platform, integrate semantic web technologies, and incorporate best practices from other publishing sites. OpenPublish features a semantic metadata engine that uses Thomson Reuter's Calais Web Service to provide contextual metadata.

why use openPublish

OpenPublish provides a solution for publishers struggling to keep up with rapidly expanding technology and user expectations. Features support everything from basic news coverage needs to Web 2.0 trends, social publishing and topic hubs. OpenPublish has a starting kit of modules and configurations that support the needs of online publishing. Each component bundled in the distribution is well supported, documented and modularly designed according to Drupal's architecture. OpenPublish now comes bundled with Aqcuia's full range of managed support services and other professional services.

To download a copy of the software -
International Institute for ICT Journalism

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