Degralescence, Prince Codec, and the Kingdom of Media A Media Preservation Fairy Tale

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Michael Casey


Once upon a time, a king and queen ruled the kingdom of Media. Media was a peaceful land that was home to all things audio and video. Its subjects lived happy analog lives where preservation, access, and the means of production all revolved around their physical forms. But the king and queen had felt the winds of change blowing across their lands. They had heard tell of an unspeakable evil lurking about their borders. And they knew that the old ways could hold fast no longer.

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Casey, M. (2019). Degralescence, Prince Codec, and the Kingdom of Media: A Media Preservation Fairy Tale. International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) Journal, (50), 10–19.