Poynter: What the Trump tapes can teach us about news archives

The recent emergence of the bombshell “Access Hollywood” clip that sat in the NBC vaults for over a decade before wreaking havoc on the Trump campaign illustrates the value of keeping archival material searchable and retrievable.

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Poynter: What the Trump tapes can teach us about news archives

The recent emergence of the bombshell “Access Hollywood” clip that sat in the NBC vaults for over a decade before wreaking havoc on the Trump campaign illustrates the value of keeping archival material searchable and retrievable.

Read more at the Reynolds Journalism Institute blog: Poynter: What the Trump tapes can teach us about news archives

Digital preservation: How much is it going to cost, and who can I work with?

The expense of digital preservation for the news producer will vary depending on how much of the effort is managed in-house. By collaborating with those who already have the infrastructure, the cost to news agencies could be very little indeed.

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Saving born-digital news: Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information

​Clifford Lynch, director of the Coalition for Networked Information, discusses the special qualities of born-digital news and why it should be preserved for the benefit of all society.

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Learning to JAM in 5 steps: New initiative reminds journalism students to archive their digital work

Journalists take note: the internet eats your stories for lunch. News professionals who assume someone else is saving their digital output are often shattered to find they have little or nothing to show for years of stressful work on deadline.

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Digital preservation: What needs to be done?

Most recent news content resides in the back rooms and basements of news agencies across the country. It’s scattered through various forms of media, in all kinds of formats, and often with little organization, management or care.

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Register for a free webinar to preview DTMH 2016 at UCLA

Online news content, today’s first rough draft of history, lasts about 100 days — the lifespan of a common flea. Addressing this urgent threat to cultural memory requires immediate action by individuals from all parts of society.

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Travel scholarships available for graduate students to attend DTMH 2016 at UCLA

Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News forum organizers today announced a travel scholarship program for select graduate students to attend the forum at the UCLA Library on Oct. 13 and 14.

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Take Action! Public-Private Partnerships: Importance/Difficulty Matrix

A team of industry leaders establish an Importance/Difficulty Matrix in order to chart ideas by relative importance and difficulty for furthering public-private partnerships.

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Take Action! Public-Private Partnerships: Brian Hocker and Edward McCain

Edward McCain interviews Brian Hocker about the cooperative project between the Dallas NBC station and the University of North Texas. Hocker is vice president of digital media, programming and research at KXAS-TV, NBCUniversal, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

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