Theme: "Collecting News in Times of Conflict". IFLA’s News Media Section is a dynamic forum for sharing information on all issues relating to news media, in any form and on any platform.
IFLA's News Media Section raises the issue of "born digital" content preservation and its projects toward capture of, access to, and preservation of news media in this form.
The Social Sciences Libraries Section and News Media Section are hosting an ignite talks session “News Literacy: Fighting Fake Information at Your Library” at this year’s IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Dublin, Ireland, July 26-29, 2022. Paper proposals are due 29 April 2022 (updated).
The IFLA News Media Section seeks proposals for papers to be presented in person at their Open Session at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2022 in Dublin, Ireland. This session aims to provide insights into different projects dealing with news media and to encourage exchange on how individuals or institutions can use news content in the context of education and research.
The IFLA Governing Board and Irish National Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 World Library and Information Congress. The decision has been published in full on IFLA’s website and via IFLA-L and we are in the process of contacting all stakeholders and registered delegates.
Theme: Capture and Preservation of Born Digital News Media
Call for Papers: 2019 IFLA WLIC Open Session by News Media Section joint with Digital Humanities – Digital Scholarship Special Interest Group13 March 2019
When Risk becomes Real, Preserving News becomes Critical
Relying on News Media. Perspectives for Long Term Preservation and Our Collective Memory
Collecting, Preserving, and Transforming the News – for Research and the Public