Carnegie Mellon University
August 27, 2017

CHRS work featured on Australian Broadcasting Corporation Radio Program

Human rights and the archiving opportunities and challenges of the digital world

Archiving opportunities and challenges of the digital world

This post first appeared on the web site of the Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) on Augus 27, 2017

It’s getting harder to keep a secret and that’s a good thing when it comes to documenting suspected human rights abuses.

But capturing, processing and securing evidence is not without its challenges. The sheer scope and volume of data now available has seen archivists forced to rethink the way they do things. And then there’s the issue of verification: In a world of fake images and false information, how do we tell what’s real and what is not.

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