• Memory holes and permanent errors: Part 3

    Dodging the Memory Hole 2016 Scholarship Projects
    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

    Dodging the Memory Hole 2016 Scholarship Projects
    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

    Dodging the Memory Hole 2016 Scholarship Projects
    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.
  • 14 graduate students receive scholarships to attend digital news preservation event at UCLA

    14 graduate students receive scholarships to attend digital news preservation event at UCLA
    September 28, 2016

    Fourteen graduate students from academic institutions across the U.S. have been selected to receive funding assistance to attend a conference next month where they will take active steps toward preserving digital news.