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Specification

The IPTC specifies for NewsML-G2:

  • A data model
  • A set of properties to hold general news content and packages thereof, structured information about concepts and means for exchanging editorial planning information plus a news message for transmissions purposes.
  • A technical implementation of the specifications into XML Schema

Latest Version 2.15

Version 2.15 (released January 2014) is  the annual update and provides a couple of extensions and improvements.

More information on the latest Catalog file of IPTC's controlled vocabularies for NewsML-G2 can be found on this page

Prior versions

Version 2.12 was the annual update of 2012.

Full NewsML-G2 2.12 specification zip-package with XML Schemas (including all corresponding G2 NewsArchitecture XML Schema files), the "G2 Guidelines for Implementers" (revision 5) and some examples DOWNLOAD>

Version 2.9 was the annual update of 2011.

Full NewsML-G2 2.9 specification zip-package with XML Schemas (including all corresponding G2 NewsArchitecture XML Schema files), the "G2 Guidelines for Implementers" (revision 4) and some examples DOWNLOAD>

Version 2.7 was the annual update of 2010.

Full NewsML-G2 2.7 specification zip-package with XML Schemas (including all corresponding G2 NewsArchitecture XML Schema files), the "G2 Guidelines for Implementers" (revision 3) and some examples DOWNLOAD>

Version 2.4 was the annual update of 2009.

Full NewsML-G2 2.4 specification zip-package with XML Schemas (including all corresponding G2 NewsArchitecture XML Schema files), the full specification documents (PDF), the "G2 Guidelines for Implementers" (revision 2) and some examples
DOWNLOAD>

Version 2.2 was a minor update in 2009.

Full NewsML-G2 2.2 specification zip-package with XML Schemas, the specification document (PDF), the "G2 Guidelines for Implementers" and some examples (including all corresponding G2 NewsArchitecture XML Schema files)

Version 2.0 was the inital release in March 2008.

The specification files can be found in this server directory:

http://www.iptc.org/std/NewsML-G2/2.0/specification/
 

NEWSML-G2 IN A NUTSHELL

New Quick Start Guides

Guides to text, photo and video news and packages of them - DOWNLOAD

Latest version

Version 2.15 was published in January 2014.

See the Specification and Documentation tabs in the navigation bar on the top of this page to download the latest files.

NEW Guidelines

A 280 page "G2 Implementation Guide" document  is available for download - see Documentation tab.

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