Neil Mara columns

Neil Mara is an experienced journalist and recently a technology director at the McClatchy newspaper group. In his 2019–2020 RJI fellowship project, he works with executives at U.S. media companies, and news tech providers, to test innovative approaches to stem the loss of born-digital news content that’s vanishing from public access due to technology and industry upheaval. Mara’s project aims to preserve irreplaceable content, and examine ways this unique content can support the digital transformation of news publishing and enrich the historical record.

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Afro-American’s archives reveal the fight for Black women’s right to vote — and the battles beyond
August 10, 2020

The Black women of Baltimore weren’t content to simply celebrate the ratification of the 19th Amendment, 100 years go this month. They intended to use its power.

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