• What to do with too many images

    What to do with too many images
    April 10, 2019

    Sometimes it seems like the digital world is turning us all into virtual hoarders. As storage costs go down, it becomes easier to pile our binary creations into a digital attic, never looking back.
  • Preserving a visual record, Part 2

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    Preserving a visual record, Part 2
    July 28, 2015

    Let’s return to the Missourian’s photo desk. Aside from not knowing which drive or disk might hold a certain photo, there was a much bigger problem: There was only one copy of each photo file stored on a drive or disk.
  • Preserving a visual record, Part 1

    Journalism Digital News Archive
    Preserving a visual record, Part 1
    July 23, 2015

    As a digital curator of journalism, I have a tendency to ask people — laypeople and journalists — what types of content they’d like to see or retrieve from news archives. Consistently, photography comes up as one of the top answers.
  • Collaborative multimedia series produced by journalists gives rural Missouri teens a voice

    Collaborative multimedia series produced by journalists gives rural Missouri teens a voice
    December 3, 2012

    A multimedia series led by journalists at two University of Missouri media organizations are giving rural teenagers a chance to speak out about the joys and struggles in small Missouri towns via ‘My Life, My Town’.