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As numerous events over the past year have demonstrated the usefulness and importance of the web and other digital media archives, and the Wayback Machine, in particular, is growing. Mark Graham will explain these topics and provide real-world examples of various ways journalists and investigators can use the Wayback Machine to help answer questions and gather evidence to back-up claims. Participants will gain actionable experience they can immediately apply to their jobs. At the same time, we will collectively explore new services the Internet Archive might explore and develop, to advance our mission of helping to make the Web more useful and reliable. In addition, we will explore how the Internet Archive's TV News archive can help journalists by giving them the ability to interface with video as data, and conduct research and analysis that was so difficult it was nearly impossible just two years ago.
Dowdell details sites that aid in organization; backgrounding of people and businesses; finding historical content; and discovering who/what is behind a web site.
Reddick describes the useful research capabilities of the Alexa Web utility function and explains how reporters can obtain the program for their own use. Among its many functions, the Alexa program can provide real-time site ownership, link listings of similar sites, give Web traffic rankings and give readers one-click access to Wayback Machine.
Wilson explains how to read the tax forms that nonprofits are required to submit. He discusses IRS form 990 and IRS form 1023. Wilson also suggests other ways to investigate nonprofits, such as finding public records and using the WayBack Machine to probe the website.