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Revealing or repressing the archive as a litmus test for a healthy society: An analysis of #WLfind cables + #Archives

We take for granted that there exist, somewhere in society, macro-actors that naturally dominate the scene… The problem is that these entities could not exist at all without the construction of long networks in which numerous faithful records circulate in … Continue reading

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Archivists, librarians and WikiLeaks – Part 2

A few weeks back I reported in this blog on the efforts of Tom Twiss and the rest of the Social Responsibilities Round Table group in the American Library Association to have three resolutions passed by the ALA’s general membership … Continue reading

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From the Metroon to Wikileaks: People, power and the archive

What is an archive? What is its purpose? Has the kind of archive that has evolved in 20th and early 21st century Western civilisation remained consistent with the underlying principles of the contract struck between the people and the State … Continue reading

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IQ story on our March ‘After Wikileaks..’ event

For those not on the IQ magazine mailing list, here’s a scan of my report on our March ‘After Wikileaks..’ event. IQ article ‘After Wikileaks is it all over for The Archive?’ (PDF, 3.6MB)

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Archivists, librarians and WikiLeaks

If you’ve followed this blog you will know that our first Recordkeeping Roundtable event, in March 2011, was on the subject of WikiLeaks (‘After WikiLeaks, is it all over for the Archives?’). At that session we explored, amongst other things, … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of WikiLeaks? @ Sydney Writers Festival

The Recordkeeping Roundtable are off on an outing! If you are interested in WikiLeaks, this is an impressive panel & worth a look. Let us know if you’re going, it would be great to all catch up for a chat … Continue reading

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Report on ‘After WikiLeaks is it all over for The Archives’ now available

On March 23 in Sydney, new recordkeeping and archives discussion group The Recordkeeping Roundtable, in conjunction with the NSW Branch of the Australian Society of Archivists hosted ‘After WikiLeaks, is it all over for The Archives? WikiLeaks and the future … Continue reading

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After WikiLeaks, is it all over for The Archives? – Podcasts

The Recordkeeping Roundtable in conjunction with the NSW Branch of the Australian Society of Archivists presented ‘After WikiLeaks, is it all over for The Archives? WikiLeaks and the future of recordkeeping in a connected world’ on March 23 at the … Continue reading

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