FORGOTTEN BY THE NEWS

Journalists and news organizations have been debating whether requests to remove records of resolved crimes from their archives.

Should past crimes be remembered or forgotten entirely? Why are newsrooms not displaying that a crime they wrote about was forgiven? Should readers be aware that the archive of websites can be edited?


This spread includes excerpts from the Columbia Journalism Review. To read the full article please visit: https://www.cjr.org/special_report/right-to-be-forgotten.php.