• Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 4

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    Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 4
    May 25, 2017

    This is part four of a white paper, “Memory Holes and Permanent Errors,” which examines whether and how online news archives should preserve corrections, updates and other post-publication changes.
  • Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 3

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    Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 3
    May 18, 2017

    Another type of article change to consider in news preservation is the update. Early on, editors realized that the fluidity inherent in the World Wide Web makes this an ideal medium for reporting breaking news.
  • Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 2

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    Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 2
    May 11, 2017

    This is part 2 of a white paper, “Memory Holes and Permanent Errors,” which examines whether and how online news archives should preserve corrections, updates and other post-publication changes.
  • Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 1

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    Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 1
    May 4, 2017

    Online journalism is at risk of disappearing. We often think of digital words as having permanence; for some, unflattering or invasive details linger way too long. But digital news is actually incredibly fragile.
  • Summer Collins: Keeping the Media in Social Media: News Sharing in the Digital Age

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    Summer Collins: Keeping the Media in Social Media: News Sharing in the Digital Age
    April 14, 2017

    Summer Collins is a former politico turned M.Ed. candidate in Counseling Psych is varied across disciplines including pathological factors of charitable giving amongst millennials and the efficacy of international financial tools in combatting terrorism.
  • Mediashift: How personalization can rebuild trust in media

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    Mediashift: How personalization can rebuild trust in media
    March 28, 2017

    The email newsletter in 2017 is a core product for national newspapers, digital media brands, platforms, and local news because it’s simply the best available channel to directly reach users on a daily basis.
  • John Berlin: Twitter Feed Monitoring and Automatic Archival Through WAIL

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    John Berlin: Twitter Feed Monitoring and Automatic Archival Through WAIL
    March 15, 2017

    John Berlin of Suffolk, Virginia, is a computer science student at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where he works for the Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group.
  • Hanna Soltys: DTMH 2016 Scholarship Project

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    Hanna Soltys: DTMH 2016 Scholarship Project
    March 15, 2017

    Hanna Soltys of St. Louis studies library and information science at Simmons College in Boston. Her project focuses on a look at the landscape of digital news, why digital news archiving solutions aren’t one-size fits all due to dynamic content.
  • Matthew Hellman: Collective Cookbook: Best practices in visual archiving between news organizations

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    Matthew Hellman: Collective Cookbook: Best practices in visual archiving between news organizations
    March 15, 2017

    Matt Hellman of Austin, Texas, is a journalism student at the University of Missouri in Columbia. His project involves a case study of how the Columbia Missourian photography staff is using open source software.
  • Terry Britt: Saving the future past: Digital news content archiving

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    Terry Britt: Saving the future past: Digital news content archiving
    March 15, 2017

    Terry Britt of Sweetwater, Tennessee, is a doctoral candidate studying journalism at the University of Missouri in Columbia. His paper deals with deterioration of collective memory over time.