Editors’ Choice: Preserving Born Digital News at Digital Preservation 2014

As everyone gears up for the annual Digital Preservation 2014 conference next week, we’re excited to crash the party with a bunch of journalists.

In all seriousness: we proposed our session for DigiPres 2014 in reaction to growing alarm among journalists that as news is increasingly digital in nature, news organizations don’t have the expertise or resources to properly archive or preserve their digital work for future generations — or even to preserve their work for a year from now.

This is true at small regional newspapers struggling to maintain a web presence and keep digital backups of their articles, images and videos. It’s also true at the biggest national news organizations building interactive news apps and data-driven journalism projects.

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This content was selected for Digital Humanities Now by Editor-in-Chief Lisa Rhody based on nominations by Editors-at-Large: Abigail Scheg, Angela Zhou, Cinzia Pusceddu-Gangarosa, Daniel Petry, Estee Beck, Jeffery Temple, Lisa Munro, Rhae Lynn Barnes, Stephanie Barnwell, and Stephanie Beck Cohen.