Five Ways News Organizations Respond To ‘Unpublishing’ Requests (Poynter)

Most news organizations want to preserve the integrity of the archive, and worry that if they unpublish a story based on one request they’ll have to do so for everyone who makes these requests. Some have experimented with alternatives to unpublishing that allow them to both maintain the public record and, when appropriate, appease the person who wants the record erased. To better understand this issue, it helps to look at some of the reasons people make unpublishing requests.


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