How to Hyperlink

A note to newspapers and magazines the world over: your treatment of Web addresses sucks. Think of it this way: if you needed to give a postal address in an article, would you give it formatted thusly (Bert and Ernie, c/o CTW, 123 Sesame Street, Hensonville, NY, 10305)? If your answer was "no," then why do you insist on giving hyperlinks inline ( Even publications that understand that URLs belong in footnotes don't really understand that they belong in a different font, and are ideally placed so that they don't line-wrap.