We enhance knowledge and practice in the born-digital news archiving field through research we conduct, projects we lead and communities we foster. Learn more about the specific work we’ve done, what we’re currently doing and how you can get involved.

  • Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News

    Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News
    projects | February 16, 2017

    On Oct. 13–14, 2016, JDNA presented "Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News," where presenters and attendees explored solutions to the most urgent threat to cultural memory today — the loss of online news content.
  • Dodging the Memory Hole 2016 Scholarship Projects

    Dodging the Memory Hole 2016 Scholarship Projects
    series | February 10, 2017

    Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News forum organizers initiated a travel scholarship program for select graduate students to attend the forum at the UCLA Library on Oct. 13 and 14, 2016. The travel scholarship committee was especially interested...
  • Dodging the Memory Hole 2016: Saving Online News
  • Dodging the Memory Hole 2014: Saving Born-digital News Content

    Dodging the Memory Hole 2014: Saving Born-digital News Content
    series | August 22, 2016

    The Dodging the Memory Hole: Saving Born-digital News Content forum brought together a group of stakeholders to help decide what tomorrow will bring for yesterday’s news. Forum attendees engaged with top minds working in the fields of journalism, library sc...
  • Digital preservation

    Digital preservation
    series | July 15, 2016

    Journalists are dependent upon access to back files for research and context, but those back files may no longer be there. Almost all news content created in the U.S. today is digital, but digital content is even more fragile than print and might be scatter...
  • Dodging the Memory Hole 2015: An Action Assembly

    Dodging the Memory Hole 2015: An Action Assembly
    series | May 4, 2016

    The two-day Dodging the Memory Hole 2015: An Action Assembly forum built on the digital news archiving priorities identified at the 2014 event Dodging the Memory Hole: Saving Born-digital News Content. Sessions focused on connecting various stakeholders, ev...
  • Dodging the Memory Hole

    Dodging the Memory Hole
    projects | November 12, 2015

    “Dodging the Memory Hole” is an ongoing series of outreach events designed to facilitate cooperation among media companies, memory institutions and other stakeholders committed to preserving the “first rough draft of history” created in digital form...
MU | Missouri School of Journalism | University of Missouri