Splinter: DNAinfo, Gothamist, and What We Lose in the Disappearing Digital Archive

Splinter: DNAinfo, Gothamist, and What We Lose in the Disappearing Digital Archive. “On Monday afternoon, as a few hundred people gathered at New York’s City Hall to protest the shuttering of local news sites DNAinfo and Gothamist, a carousel of speakers took turns proclaiming their love for journalism—including frequent targets of the press. Tragedies make strange bedfellows…. Yet a week after the publications were shut down, what happens to that journalism—the first drafts of local history DNAinfo, Gothamist, and its companion sites in other cities had given the world—remains an open question.”

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