Why We Need Multiple Web Archives: The Case of blog.reidreport.com

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[First paragraph] This story started in December, 2017 with Joy-Ann Reid (of MSNBC) apologizing for "insensitive LGBT blog posts" that she wrote on her blog many years ago when she was a morning radio talk show host in Florida. This apology was, at least in some quarters, (begrudgingly) accepted. Today's update was news that Reid and her lawyers had in December claimed that either her blog, and/or the Internet Archive's record of the blog had been hacked (Mediaite, The Intercept). Later today, the Internet Archive issued a blog post to deny the claim that it was hacked, stating:


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Nelson, M. L. (2018, April 24). Why we need multiple web archives: The case of blog.reidreport.com. Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group. https://ws-dl.blogspot.com/2018/04/2018-04-24-why-we-need-multiple-web.html


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