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Digitalisasi Foto Jurnalistik Analog Harian Kompas

Wijaya, Taufan and Wardhana, Aditya Heru (2021) Digitalisasi Foto Jurnalistik Analog Harian Kompas. DeKaVe, 1 (1). ISSN 2685-6093


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Before in digital format like we have today, photographs were kept in celuloid film or what we called as analog photography. Beside the fact that celuloid films need storage space and have to be organized by content, analog photographs also have a limited lifespan before they fade, decomposed or damaged. Quality of images starts to decline after 45 years of storage. With such facts, film preservation and archival from analog photographs into digital is necessary to salvage these documents. Analog digitalizing is also important because it will allow old photographs to become accessible for public or wider audience. Kompas as a daily newpspaper has managed to digitalize their collection of analog photographs from 1965-2005. Digital archiving involves few stages: collecting photographs, selecting, scanning, inserting description, cataloging and storing. Up to February 2020, digitalization team has archieved 93,952 film envelopes (about 2 million photoraphs) into 340,965 photos uploaded to digital archive. There were 55,451 photographs left without caption. This research is to discuss Kompas’ film digitalization and its challenges as well as alternative model suggestion that may be used by other newspapers.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 000 Computer Science, Information and General Works > 070 News Media, Journalism and Publishing > 070 News media, journalism, and publishing
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CD Diplomatics. Archives. Seals > CD921 Archives
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Komunikasi > Program Studi Jurnalistik
Depositing User: mr admin umn
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2021 02:00
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2021 02:00

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