Let’s Go to the Videotape: Nonprofit Offers News Clips

For those who envy Jon Stewart’s ability to have TV news clips at his fingertips, a new Internet library service may be just the thing.

On Monday, a San Francisco nonprofit called the Internet Archive launched a free service that will let people sort through archives of every national news program in the U.S. The service, called TV News Search & Borrow, uses transcripts produced for closed captioning, designed for the deaf, to allow anyone to search its archives, pull up video and link to 30-second clips.

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