Just posted this question on the Hacks/Hackers help site:
Your wisdom is requested: please post your thoughts here.The current Hacks/Hackers glossary is a fantastic resource, but it's a resource focused on providing non-programmers with a reference for (mostly) technical terminology.So the question is: Should there be a glossary that tries to introduce terms from the journalism world to the hackers? If so, what terms should it contain?For example, I'm not thinking so much of historical "lingo" -- e.g.: slug, cutline, deck, etc. (though, that should probably be included also) -- but more about newer terminology that is developing around new forms of journalism practice, both in print and online.Perhaps a glossary like this exists already? Either way, if it's an idea with legs, it would be great to put such a resource into an editable form, as the current Hacks/Hackers glossary has done.