In this high-tech universe, Vox Media’s content management system — which even has its own name, Chorus, and is used to publish all the company’s websites — has earned recognition. ...
Mr. Klein, hoping to avoid incrementalism — “the biggest source of waste is everything the journalist has written before today,” he said — instead wants his journalists responsible for constantly updating pages that are the ultimate resource on a topic.
“It would be like a wiki page written by one person with a little attitude,” Ms. Bell explained.
To help accomplish this, the developers have been building a tool they call the card stack. The cards, trimmed in brilliant canary yellow, contain definitions of essential terms that a reader can turn to if they require more context. For example, a story updating the battle over the Affordable Care Act might include cards explaining the term “insurance exchange.”
Isn't that Bill Atkinson's HyperCard that was released on the Apple Mac in 1987?
Here's an example of Vox: on Ukraine.
Vox is like a cross between 1987-style HyperCards and 1992-style Frequently Asked Question lists. That's not a criticism: those were pretty good formats and it's especially a shame that the FAQ went out of fashion. So, maybe they will come back into fashion?