Forbes: We Must Bring Libraries, Journalists And Technologists Together To Preserve Online News

Forbes: We Must Bring Libraries, Journalists And Technologists Together To Preserve Online News. “In recent years there has been a steadily growing, but long-overdue interest in preserving our collective societal memory recorded in the ephemeral and incredibly fragile world of online journalism. From traditional textual news articles to interactive features, photo galleries, video reporting and new technologies like VR features, digital journalism has become the dominate medium through which we understand the world around us. Unlike print journalism, which has long been archived by libraries akin to books, with paper stacked on shelves in a passive process, preserving online journalism requires actively seeking it out and complex preservation processes foreign to both the library and journalism worlds. How might technologists help the library and journalism worlds reimagine how they preserve online news?”

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