Category Archives: News

TV News Record: Glorious ContextuBot making progress

A round up on what’s happening at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. This week, we present an update on the video context project Glorious Contextubot, two recent news reports that use TV News Archive data, … Continue reading

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10 Ways To Explore The Internet Archive For Free

The Internet Archive is a treasure trove of fascinating media, texts, and ephemera. Items that if they didn’t exist here, would be lost forever. Yet so many of our community members have difficulty describing what exactly it is…that we do … Continue reading

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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards Grant to the Internet Archive for Long Tail Journal Preservation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a research and development grant to the Internet Archive to address the critical need to preserve the “long tail” of open access scholarly communications. The project, Ensuring the Persistent Access of Long Tail … Continue reading

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Expanding the Television Archive

When we started archiving television in 2000, people shrugged and asked, “Why?  Isn’t it all junk anyway?” As the saying goes, one person’s junk is another person’s gold. From 2010-18, scholars, pundits and above all, reporters, have spun journalistic gold … Continue reading

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Emulation in the Browser adds WebAssembly

Since we introduced our approach to Emulation in the Browser (now simply called The Emularity) back in 2013, there’s always been plans to continually improve the experience and advance the various web technologies that make it happen. As of today, … Continue reading

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Betting on Bitcoin? Better see this film — Monday, February 26

We all know this person: the friend who bought a new car with her Bitcoin earnings during the boom. The uncle who moved his retirement funds into cryptocurrencies and lost his shirt after the bust. So why is everyone suddenly … Continue reading

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TV News Record: New search, important data, & more fact-checks

A round up on what’s happening at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. This week we present new TV news search features, inventory data of TV news recordings from GDELT, and … Continue reading

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PINEAPPLE FUND CHALLENGES DONORS WITH $1 MILLION MATCHING GRANT TO THE INTERNET ARCHIVE

Cryptocurrency investors may be on a vertiginous ride right now, but one early Bitcoin believer is turning crypto gains into social good. The anonymous philanthropist behind the Pineapple Fund wants to inspire others to support the Internet Archive by matching … Continue reading

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78s Bring the Past to Life

For many of us, music is an integral part of our memories.  It evokes a period of time in our lives, or inspires specific recollections.  Music can also conjure times long past, outside of our personal memories.   When we … Continue reading

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From Giving Big with Bitcoin to Embracing Ethereum!

A little bit(coin) funds a lot of bytes. If you use the Internet Archive regularly, no doubt you saw the banner flying above our navigation bar during the month of December. As a charity funded by you —our users— the … Continue reading

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