Digital Media Preservation: Why Media Organizations Can’t Archive (And What They Can Do Instead)

Reports & Surveys
August 1, 2012

Beyond the hype of “going digital,” many media outlets who have lead the way in multimedia content production are increasingly facing the question of what to do with all this new material, how to keep it safe, and how to share it over the long term.. A new study from the Internews Center for Innovation & Learning, “Digital Media Preservation: Why Media Organizations Can’t Archive (And What They Can Do Instead),” explains options for the safe storage of content and the associated challenges faced by organizations attempting to store large amounts of data. The study also makes recommendations for effective cataloguing and management of digital archives, allowing content within an organization to be described, discovered and re-used.

Read the report: Digital Media Preservation