Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Introducing (@IrishNewsDiffs)

Further explanation here:
"Irish NewsDiffs archives changes in articles after publication. Currently, we track, and
NewsDiffs, which was born out of the Knight Mozilla MIT hackathon in June 2012, is trying to solve the problem of archiving news in the constantly evolving world of online journalism.

The original NewsDiffs is at

This version was launched in April 2014 to track changes to Irish news websites. was recently added to the thousand sites archived by the Library of Congress.

The New York Times highlighted NewsDiffs in the public editor's column (which had previously discussed the difficulties of revisions in the digital age). The next New York Times public editor even joined for a 2013 SXSW panel (slides available online). You can browse our repository of articles. Contact us: @irishnewsdiffs."

It has been given a warm welcome:

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