Focal Point: Friday, May 11

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Bloggy Goodness

During a visit to The New York Times in 1959, Marilyn Monroe inspected news clippings in The Morgue. She is accompanied by Lester Markel (centre), the Sunday editor. © The New York Times.
The Lively Morgue is an all-archives, all-the-time feed featuring images that have been hiding away in the New York Times Archives – affectionately known as The Morgue.

Video Virtuosity

Print archives that were once the heart of many newspapers have gone the way of the floppy disk. But, at the New York Times, home to the Lively Morgue tumblr, the technology that has threatened to kill the morgue may also save it.