As in, how much text the anchor tag surrounds. This has driven me nuts for quite some time. At the NYT, they do it right. At Slate, they do it horribly. I submit, for your eyes only dear reader/link-clicker...
Which is the better target? So obvious. Slate's "single page" does take you to the middle of the article, truth be told, but still.
Nathaniel Poor, PhD, is a writer, researcher, and former professor of social, technological, and legal aspects of the Internet, mobiles, and electronic games. The newish phrase for part of what he does is computational social scientist.