Live blog

A live blog provides comments by one or more editors attending an event. Comments tend to be short and include the authors' bylines. To build a live blog, you create the container, and then post comments to the container.

Live blogs can belong to a section or a package.

Live blogs allow editors to log a series of news updates about a developing topic across a given time period. The time period can be either automatic, expiring after 24 hours of inactivity, or manual, expiring after a specified date and time. Multiple editors can contribute to a live blog.

Live blogs display a content type called What You Need To Know, which displays information about what the editor has deemed overall important to the topic of the live blog. Examples include:

  • A recap of a day’s events.
  • A timetable of what will occur throughout the day.
  • Links to other, relevant coverage.
  • Links to the previous day’s coverage.
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