Doing oppo? Google now indexes pre-internet news stories
Opposition researchers love the internet - and the smart ones love the Library of Congress historical archive of campaign websites.
But what about news stories from the past? Either ones that appeared online but are now gone -- or news stories that were printed before Al Gore invented the internet?
Once again, Google to the rescue. SearchEngineWatch has the story:
Google has partnered with news organizations including Time, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the Guardian and the Washington Post, and aggregators including Factiva, LexisNexis, Thomson Gale and HighBeam Research, to index the full-text of content going back 200 years. ...
Wow. The oppo boys are going to go crazy on this stuff. Try Google News Archive Search here.
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