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Location describes the geographical location of the source. This can be a world region (e.g. Western Europe), or country (e.g. Sweden) or even a local region within a country (e.g. Stockholm). If, for example Western Europe is selected, then sources from all countries in this area as well as local regions within these countries are included. The integration package includes documentation on all available location IDs. There can also be multiple location IDs, similar to the other ItemIDs below. More...


Topic describes the type of content for which a source is classified. The integration package includes a list of all available topics and their IDs. However, new topics may be added, if needed – The Monitoring Dashboard will always contain the latest update. More...


Type gives a technical description of which crawling technique has been used for each particular source. All sources are tagged accordingly. This tag has to be included in the feed for transparency, however it is not needed on the receiving end.


Channel describes type of source (e.g. Media, Press Releases or Corporate website). All sources are tagged accordingly. Often, different sections of the same website can have a different channel tagging (e.g. both Media and Forum). More...


Language describes the language in which the source publishes articles. Most sources are tagged as such. If a source publishes articles in several languages with no way to technically separate the languages, this tag will not be used. More...

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