Archives have traditionally been the result of individual or collective decisions taken on political, institutional or business grounds in order to preserve documents and make these accessible for use. In the current digital ‘era of plenty,’ which enables an unprecedented creation of, and access to archival content, it seems that the very definition of an archive and its usage is being challenged.As a journal that aims to bring together archival expertise and academic knowledge on television history and culture and the role of archives in mediating the past, VIEW is proud to present an entire issue dedicated to ‘Archive Based Productions.’ Unlike other issues, this issue features the most contributions written by archive professionals, which can be found in the Discovery section of our journal. These archival discoveries complement the more scholarly explorations, which offer a broader perspective on archives as ‘launch pads’ for new productions.

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Keywords archives, re-use, archive based productions
Publisher Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.18146/2213-0969.2015.jethc087
Journal VIEW Journal
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Note VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture; Vol 4, No 8 (2015); 1-3
Citation
Mussou, Claude, & Buchman, Mette Charis. (2015). Editorial. VIEW Journal, 4(8), 1–3. doi:10.18146/2213-0969.2015.jethc087