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May 17, 2021

The Paper of Record Meets an Ephemeral Web

An Examination of Linkrot and Content Drift within the New York Times

A project to gain insight into the extent and characteristics of journalistic linkrot and content drift


The Verge

New research shows how many important links on the web get lost to time

The Verge features study from John Bowers and Jonathan Zittrain

May 21, 2021
Columbia Journalism Review

What the ephemerality of the Web means for your hyperlinks

A study by John Bowers, Clare Stanton, and Jonathan Zittrain examined hyperlinks in New York Times articles from 1996 through mid-2019.

May 21, 2021