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An Analysis of the Hyperlinks of Internet Newspaper Sites: Focused on Chosun.com and the Washington Post
An Analysis of the Hyperlinks of Internet Newspaper Sites: Focused on Chosun.com and the Washington Post
Journal of Information Management. 2012. Oct, 43(4): 119-142
  • Published : October 30, 2012
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Kim, Seong-Hee
Roh, Yoon-Ju

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This study analyzed the characteristics of hyperlink service from news articles in chosun.com and washington Post sites. The study showed that the Washington Post revealed many hyperlink-related elements and an increase in interactivity while Chosun.com was not established consistent hyperlink service. Also, this study analyzed news distribution based on genre, as a result, the life section was occupied the highest proportion with 32.4% for Chosun.com, while the news sections were evenly distributed for the Washington Post. Finally, as a result of classifying the linked words into 3 categories(Informational, navigational, and transactional), the highest contents category in both Chosun.com and Washington Post turned out to be informational words. Theses results can be used to develop and provide the effective link service of news articles in internet newspaper sites.
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