Friday, April 01, 2005

Following the Trail of the Disappearing Data

Victoria McCargar, senior editor with the Los Angeles Times has written a Seybold Report entitled "Following the Trail of the Disappearing Data." (The article is currently available for free.) In talking about newspapers covering the loss of digital data, McCargar notes:
So it is ironic that even as they're publishing stories about data fragility, newspapers haven't quite made he connection with what is going on in their own electronic morgues.

The article goes on to talk about the problems and issues confronting newspapers and their digital materials. It is a reminder of the work we need to be doing...

No comments: