Common Sense Journalism: ‘Unpublishing’ news

Doug Fisher, who co-authored a paper about digital archiving in 2007, picks up on a piece by the Toronto Star’s reader’s representative, Kathy English in which she looks at the “growing number” of requests for news organisations to “unpublish” news stories and digital information.

50 non-journalists also answered English’s survey, and she says most supported the resistance to “unpublish.” I think it may be time to do some more extensive research in this area – and then repeat it periodically. I have a feeling this is not going to be a static subject.

Full story at this link…

(via Martin Stabe.com)

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