Video lecture/presentation

Born Digital 2016: truth and history with John Birmingham

04 Aug 2016
National and State Libraries Australasia


The rise of citizen journalism offers alternative views to officially recorded history in every tweet, blog and photo. Why is it so important for libraries to preserve Facebook, Twitter and other online conversations? How would our world today be understood 100 years from now if these millions of diverse voices were lost? Watch John Birmingham talk about why preserving this digital content is vital.