DigitalNC: New Additions of The Carolinian Added to DigitalNC

DigitalNC: New Additions of The Carolinian Added to DigitalNC. “Issues of The Carolinian, from 1962 to 1964, have now been added to DigitalNC thanks to our partner, Olivia Raney Local History Library. The Carolinian is an active newspaper still published out of Raleigh, N.C., covering local, regional, and national stories that impact and interest the African American community at large.”

Frederick Douglass Newspapers, 1847-1874: Now Online (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress: Frederick Douglass Newspapers, 1847-1874: Now Online. “The striking, forward-thinking motto, ‘Right Is of No Sex–Truth Is of No Color–God Is the Father of Us All, and All We Are Brethren,’ initially appeared on December 3, 1847 in the first issue of The North Star, the earliest newspaper African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass founded and edited. That issue is one of 568 now digitized and freely available in Frederick Douglass Newspapers, 1847-1874 on the Library of Congress website.”

Devdiscourse: Satyajit Ray’s film manuscripts digitised

Devdiscourse: Satyajit Ray’s film manuscripts digitised. “The National Digital Library of India (NDLI) on Friday launched digitized versions of filmmaker Satyajit Ray’s film manuscripts, IIT-Kharagpur said in a statement. Besides, digitised news reports of Bengali dailies ‘Jugantar’ and ‘Amrita Bazar Patrika’ on freedom struggle and socio-political developments of the pre-Independence era have also been launched, the statement said.”

DigitalNC: Newspapers from Northampton County Now Online

DigitalNC: Newspapers from Northampton County Now Online. “One of our goals is to increase representation of counties and communities that are under-represented on DigitalNC. Most recently we’ve been focusing on around 10 counties; one of these is Northampton County. Today we’re happy to have added newspapers from that county, thanks to an inquiry from the Northampton County Museum.”

International News Media Association: Introducing Cicero AI, Globe and Mail’s information mining tool

International News Media Association (INMA): Introducing Cicero AI, Globe and Mail’s information mining tool. “Cicero, named for the Roman orator, was created by our data scientists through conversations with the editor-in-chief and editorial staff. It’s an Artificial Intelligence platform used to reduce reporters’ manual work while helping them find connections and providing more transparency to readers for increased engagement.”

CNET: Google News reportedly ends digital magazines, refunds active subscriptions

CNET: Google News reportedly ends digital magazines, refunds active subscriptions. “Google has reportedly begun sunsetting its print-replica magazine service. Paid Google News magazine users have begun receiving emails announcing that the service is shutting down, Android Police reported Friday.”

Opening a searchable treasure trove: Old Manchester newspapers being digitized (Hartford Courant)

Hartford Courant: Opening a searchable treasure trove: Old Manchester newspapers being digitized. “The conversion of 431 rolls of microfilm — every page of each paper — into online, searchable formats is underway and should be done early in the new year. The project of the Manchester Historical Society, which has raised $12,800 of the estimated total cost of up to $15,000, reflects state and nationwide efforts to preserve old newspapers and make them available to anyone with a computer.”