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The Digital Dead Sea Scrolls in the Media
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Global Media Coverage

  • Bloomberg - "Dead Sea Scrolls Go Online as Google Joins Israel Museum to Help Scholars"
  • Associated Press - "2000 year old Dead Sea Scrolls go online"
  • CNN International   - 7 minute  Interview with Yossi Matias
  • CNN.com - "Google Makes 5 Dead Sea Scrolls Searchable" (includes additional TV piece)
  • MSNBC - "Call them the Dead E-Scrolls: Ancient documents go digital"
  • AFP - "Israel Museum, Google put Dead Sea Scrolls online"

Country Specific Coverage

Israel:

  • Channel 2 evening news cast - Leading news channel
  • Walla -  Leading news website - "The Dead Sea Scrolls are now available online with the help of Google"
  • People and Computers -  Professional website " The Israel Museum of Jerusalem and Google have made the Dead Sea Scrolls live online"
  • Ynet - Leading news website - "Dead sea scrolls now online"
  • Ynet (English) - "Dead Sea Scrolls go online"
  • Nana 10 -  Popular news website - Dead sea scrolls now online"
  • Haaretz print edition (front page) - "The Dead Sea Scrolls go online after 2,000 years"
  • Haaretz - News website - "Dead Sea scrolls: Now online"
  • Calcalist - Financial website - "The Dead Sea Scrolls go online"
  • Israel Hayom - Daily national paper - "Isaiah's vision - Version 2.0"
  • Mako - Leading news website - "History in High Definition: The Dead Sea Scrolls go online"
  • Jerusalem Post - "Google and Israel Museum publish Dead Sea Scrolls online"
  • TechSlut (blog)
  • HT Mobile - "Dead Sea Scrolls go digital"
  • Haaretz - "Virtual Dead Sea Scrolls get more than a million hits in just one week" (plus Hebrew version)
  • Jerusalem Post  - "‘Virtual’ Dead Sea Scrolls: 1.2m. online views in 10 days"

US:

 

 

 

Canada:

  • The Star - Toronto's online news site - "Dead sea scrolls now online"

UK & Ireland:

  • BBC - "Google helps put Dead Sea Scrolls online"
  • The Guardian - "Israel puts Dead Sea Scrolls Online"
  • The Telegraph - "Google digitises Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Irish Times - "Dead Sea Scrolls go live online"
  • The Register - "Google Unfurls Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Daily Mail - "Scroll over this: Dead Sea Scrolls now online - and your mouse pointer instantly translates into English"

Spain:

  • ABC (top national daily newspaper, circ. 698k) "The Qumrán website illuminates the Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • ABC (top national daily newspaper, circ.698k) "Living history on the Internet"
  • Público (top national daily newspaper, circ.285k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls available for the World"
  • 20 Minutos (national free daily newspaper, circ.909k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • ADN (national free daily newspaper, circ. 316k) "Google digitizes the Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Cinco Días (second daily financial newspaper, circ. 66k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Deia (regional newspaper, circ. 107k) "The Israel Museum and Google offer the Dead Sea Scrolls to the public"
  • Diario de Pontevedra (regional newspaper, circ. 53k) "The Israel Museum and Google  give universal access to the Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Diario de Sevilla (regional newspaper, circ. 80k) "The digitized Dead Sea Scrolls can be seen on the Internet"
  • El Correo Gallego (regional newspaper, circ. 81k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls have been digitized"
  • El Progreso (regional newspaper, circ. 90k) "The 2,000 years old Dead Sea Scrolls available on the Internet"
  • Faro de Vigo (regional newspaper, circ. 272k) "The Israel Museum and Google make the Dead Sea Scrolls universally available"
  • La Voz de Galicia (regional newspaper, circ. 606k) "The Israel Museum makes the Dead Sea Scrolls available on the Internet"
  • El Día de Córdoba (regional newspaper, circ. n/a) "The Dead Sea Scrolls available on the Internet thanks to the Israel Museum and Google"
  • La Voz de Cádiz (regional newspaper, circ. n/a) "The Dead Sea Scrolls on the Internet"
  • Regió 7 (regional newspaper, circ. 59k) "The Israel Museum makes part of the Dead Sea Scrolls available on the Internet"

France

TV

  • NTD TV - "Digitizing History: The Dead Sea Scrolls Online"

 

 

Radio

Online

Official Google Blog Post "From the desert to the web: bringing the Dead Sea Scrolls online"

  • ElPais.com (top national newspaper 7.4M uu) "The old biblical texts accesible through the Internet"
  • ABC.es (national newspaper 2.9M uu) "The Dead Sea Scrolls, available online"
  • ElMundo.es (top national newspaper uu 7,4m) "Google and the Israel Museum make the Dead Sea Scrolls universally available" Also appeared in: LaRazón.es, laInformación.com, PeriodistaDigital.com,
  • Público.es (National newspaper uu 1,1m) "The Dead Sea Scrolls available for the World"
  • Europapress (national newswire uu 1,1m) "Google and the Israel Museum have digitized the Dead Sea Scrolls". Also appeared in: La Región.es
  • Qué (national newspaper uu 900k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls available on the Internet"
  • Efe (national newswire uu 36k): "Google and the Israel Museum make the Dead Sea Scrolls universally available"
  • ElEconomista.es (national financial newspaper uu 1,6m) "Google and the Israel Museum make the Dead Sea Scrolls universally available"
  • ADN.es (national newspaper uu 620k) "Google and the Israel Museum make the Dead Sea Scrolls universally available" Also appeared in: Heraldo.es, Terra
  • Cope.es (web page from national radio station uu 220k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls in one click"
  • Cadena Ser (National radio station uu 620k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls just a click away"
  • Lainformación.com "Google presents the digitalization of the Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Revista de arte (trade cultural magazine uu. 11k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Telecinco.es (web page from national TV uu 2,8m) "Google and the Israel Museum working on the Dead Sea Scrolls digitalization"
  • LaVanguardia.es (top regional newspaper 1.6M uu) "The Dead Sea Scrolls digitized by Israel Museum and Google"
  • ABC.es (National newspaper uu 2,3m) "Internet illuminates the Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • DiariodeSevilla.es (Regional newspaper uu 220k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls can be seen digitized on the Internet" Also appeared in: ElDíadeCórdoba.es
  • LaRioja.com (Regional newspaper uu 240k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls universally available"
  • LaVozDigital.es (Regional newspaper uu 200k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls on the Internet"
  • elCorreo.com (regional newspaper uu 690k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls online" Also appeared in: DiarioVasco.com, elDiarioMontañés.es, Hoy.es, Ideal.es, laVerdad.es, lasProvincias.es, elNortede Castilla.es
  • Hoyesarte.com (Art news site uu 17k) "Google digitizes five of the Dead Sea Scrolls" Also appeared in: Libertad Digital
  • HoyTecnología.com (Top national technology sites uu 53k) "The Dead Sea Scrolls now available on the internet"
  • LaVozdeAsturias.es (regional newspaper uu 120k) "Google digitizes the Jewish scrolls rescued from Rome" Also appeared in: Noticias.com
  • ALT1040.com (Top national technology blog uu 390k): "Google gives unversal access to the Dead Sea Scrolls"

Jewish Press:

  • The Jewish Week  - "The Dead Sea Scrolls, With Access for All"
  • JTA  - "Dead Sea Scrolls Debut Online"

Germany

  • N-TV"Im Fort Knox der Menschheitskultur: Schriftrollen vom Toten Meer online"

Sweden:

  • Svenska Dagbladet (online) (3rd largest national newspaper) "Dead Sea Scrolls now online"
  • Svenska Dagbladet (print) (3rd largest national newspaper) "Israeli scientists have published the Dead Sea Scrolls online"
  • SVT (national broadcaster) "The Dead Sea Scrolls can now be read on the internet"
  • PC för alla (tech consumer mag) "Now you can google the Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Allt om Historia (history mag) "The Dead Sea Scrolls are now online"
  • Israel Idag (The Israeli Embassy's own news site) Israel makes the Dead Sea Scrolls available online
  • Österbottens Tidning (local newspaper) "The Dead Sea Scrolls online"
  • Vasabladet (local newspaper) "The Dead Sea Scrolls online"
  • NyTeknik (trade tech publication) "The Dead Sea Scrolls now online"
  • Dagen (Christian newspaper) "The world's oldest religious scriptures now online"
  • Kyrkans Tidning (the Swedish Church's own magazine) "The Dead Sea Scrolls published online"

Switzerland:

  • NZZ Online (top national newspaper online circ. 750k) "Qumran scrolls can be read online"
  • SFtagesschau.ch (online news portal of German language national TV) "World Heritage: Oldest Bible script Qumran online"
  • TSRinfo.ch (online news portal of French language national TV) "Israel-Museum puts Qumran scrolls on the internet"
  • Südostschweiz.ch (regional newspaper online circ. 25k) "Israel-Museum puts Qumran scrolls on the internet"
  • Corriero del Ticino (regional newspaper online circ. 37k uu) "Dead sea scrolls are on the web"
  • search.ch (Online news platform) "Oldest Bible can be seen online"
  • IT Magazine (IT publication online circ. 17k uu) "Google puts dead sea scrolls on the internet"
  • Berner Oberländer (regional newspaper online circ. 14k uu) "From the desert to the web"
  • Tages-Anzeiger (daily newspaper online circ. 620k) "From the desert to the web"
  • Kleinreport (online news platform) "Google puts 2000 year old scrolls on the internet"
  • Moneycab (online news portal) "Google: Dead sea scrolls on the web"
  • 20 minuten Online (free daily national newspaper, online cir. 620 k uu) "Ancient bible texts available online"
  • Blick (national newspaper online circ. 1,5m uu) "Qumran scrolls can be read online"
  • bluewin.ch (news portal online circ. uu) "Museum puts 2000 year old scrolls on the internet"
  • Werdenberger & Obertoggenburger (regional newspaper) "Israel-Museum puts Qumran scrolls on the internet"
  • ICT Kommunikation (online IT platform) "Israel-Museum puts with Google's help Qumran scrolls on the internet"
  • kath.ch (online portal Swiss catholic church online circ. 27k uu) "Israel-Museum puts Qumran scrolls on the internet"
  • hispeed.ch (news portal online circ. 220k uu) "Israel-Museum puts Qumran scrolls on the internet"
  • cash.ch (news portal online circ. 180k uu) "Israel-Museum puts Qumran scrolls on the internet"
  • swissinfo (news portal online circ. 740k uu) "Israel-Museum puts Qumran scrolls on the internet"
  • Bund (regional newspaper online cir. 53k) "From the desert to the web"
  • Basler Zeitung (regional newspaper online circ. uu) "From the desert to the web"
  • Online PC (IT publication online circ. 12k) "Google puts 2000 year old scrolls on the internet"

Poland:

  • Dziennik Polski (regional daily offline circ. 51k; online circ: 58k uu) ) "Dead Sea Scrolls available online."
  • Super Nowości (regional daily offline circ. 22k; online circ: 12k uu) "Dead Sea Scrolls available online."
  • radio.bialystok.pl (regional radio portal online circ. 33k uu) "2000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls on the Internet"
  • webhosting.pl (IT portal online circ. 160k uu) ) "Google from Israel Museum: The Dead Sea Scrolls available online."
  • Mediarun.pl (marketing portal online circ: 120k uu) "Google from Israel Museum: The Dead Sea Scrolls available online."
  • medialink.pl (marketing portal online circ. 15k uu) "Google from Israel Museum: The Dead Sea Scrolls available online."
  • mediafm.net (marketing portal online circ. 32k.uu) "Google from Israel Museum: The Dead Sea Scrolls available online."
  • wirtualnemedia.pl (news marketing portal online circ. 690k uu) "Google from Israel Museum: The Dead Sea Scrolls available online."
  • marketing-news.pl (news marketing portal online circ. 43k uu) "Google helps make the web of ancient manuscripts."
  • rmf24.pl (commercial radio news portal online circ. 390k uu) "Israel: Priceless ancient scrolls accessible on the Internet"
  • wyborcza.pl (daily news portal online circ. 2,3m uu) "Israel. 2000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls on the Internet"
  • pcworlrd.pl (news IT portal online circ. 460k uu) "Manuscripts from Qumran went to Network."
  • webhosting.pl (news IT portal online circ. 160k uu) "Dead Sea Scrolls available in digital version on a new website created by the Israel Museum and Google"
  • tvn24.pl (news commercial television online circ. 2.8m uu) "After 2000 years found their way to the internet."
  • gazeta.pl (news portal online circ.. 820k uu) "Biblical Dead Sea Scrolls go to the internet."
  • wprost.pl (news portal online circ. 430k uu) "2000 years old Dead Sea Scrolls on the Internet."

Czech Republic:

  • Czech Press Agency (newswire, online 85k uu) "Scientists made available the first from Qumran scrolls"
  • Hospodářské noviny (the leading economic daily, circ. 190k) "Valuable Qumran scrolls are on the web"
  • iHNed.cz (online version of the leading economic daily, circ. 760k uu) "Valuable Qumran scrolls are on the web"
  • tyden.cz (online version of business weekly, circ. 470k uu) "The first of the unique Qumran scrolls "hung" on web"
  • ČT24 (national television, 324k viewers) "The most imporant discovery of 20th century is on the web"

Slovakia:

  • Pravda (national daily offline, circ. 70k, online 1m) "Ancient Dead Sea scrolls are available on the internet"
  • SME.sk (news online of SME national daily, circ. 1.8M uu) "Dead Seas scrolls made available online"
  • Webnoviny.sk (news online of SITA newswire, circ. 160k uu) "Google digitizes Dead Sea scrolls"
  • Topky.sk (news/tabloid online, circ. 1.5m uu) "Valuable scrolls unveiled, secret code necessary"
  • TVnoviny.sk (news/tabloid online of Markiza commercial TV, circ. 580k uu) "2 thousand years old Dead sea scrolls on the web"
  • HNonline.sk (news online of Hospodarske noviny business daily, circ. 390k uu) "Very valuable scrolls online"
  • Radio Viva - transcript (commercial radio, 170k listeners) "2 thousand years old Dead sea scrolls on the web"
  • Server.sk (news online, circ. 84k) "Google digitizes Dead Sea scrolls"
  • TASR (wire agency) "2 thousand years old Dead sea scrolls on the web"

Belgium:

Netherlands:

  • Volkskrant (newspaper, circulation 263.204) 'Bible: Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • NRC-Next (newspaper, circulation 83.369) 'Two Thousand years old Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • AD (newspaper, circulation 88.460) 'Dead Sea Scrolls put online'
  • Trouw (newspaper, circulation 108.247) 'Dead Sea Scrolls now online'
  • Spits (newspaper distributed in trains, circulation 415.475) 'Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • Provinciale Zeeuwse Courant (local newspaper, circulation 55.171) 'Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • ND.nl (online news, 58K) 'Dead sea scrolls online'
  • NOS.nl (online news site, 3,1milj.) 'First dead sea scrolls put online'
  • NRC.nl (online news site, 902K) 'Dead sea scrolls finally online after two thousand years'
  • Nu.nl (online news site, 5,1milj,) 'Google puts dead sea scrolls online'.
  • Reformatorisch Dagblad.nl (online newspaper, 290K) 'Part of dead sea scrolls online'
  • Volkskrant.nl (online newspaper, 1,1milj) 'Two thousand years old dead sea scrolls online'
  • zie.nl (online video news platform, 1,5milj.) 'Dead sea scrolls online'
  • depers.nl (online news paper, 380K) 'Google puts dead sea scrolls online'
  • zdnet.nl (online technology news, 70K) 'Google puts dead sea scrolls online'
  • buitenland.nieuws.nl (online news concerning foreign affairs, 84K) 'Google puts dead sea scrolls online'
  • nujij.nl (online news site, 430K) 'Google puts dead sea scrolls online'
  • Parool.nl (online newspaper, 390K) 'Two thousands years old Dead Sea scrolls online'
  • Telegraaf.nl (news website, 4.6 M) 'Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • KPNvandaag.nl (website of a telecompany, 560K) 'Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • trouw.nl (online newspaper, 420K) 'Two thousand years old Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • Historiek.nl (online site which connects history with news facts, 27K) 'Google puts dead sea scrolls online'
  • kerknieuws.nl (online site about religion, 21K) 'Google puts dead sea scrolls online'
  • ereaders.nl (online site specialist in e-readers, 63K) 'Google assists with digitalizing Dead Sea Scrolls'
  • vroegekerk.nl (online site about the history of churches) 'Dead sea rolls can now be studied through Google'
  • scientias.nl (online news concerning science and technology, 48K) 'Dead sea scrolls will be put online'
  • grenswetenschap.nl (science & knowlegde portal, 32K) 'After two thousand years, Dead Sea Scrolls finally online'
  • Startersbijbel.nl (site about the Bible) ' Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • Oudheid.nl (site about Antiquity) 'Google assists with digitalizing Dead Sea Scrolls'
  • seniorweb.nl (site for the elderly, 160K) 'Dead Sea Scrolls online'
  • boinnk.nl (religious website, 9.4K) 'Dead Sea Scrolls finally online after two thousand years'
  • Stand.nl (news site online, 17K) 'Dead Sea Scrolls online'

South Africa

  • Lotus FM (radio, circ. 319k) soundbyte with Eyal Miller, broadcast during key news bulletins
  • Chai FM (radio, circ. 40k ) live interview with Eyal Miller
  • News 24 (online, circ. 1.1m) "Dead Sea Scrolls go online"
  • Times Live (online, circ. 510k) "Scroll through the Dead Sea Scrolls online"|
  • My Broadband (online, circ. 380k) "Dead Sea Scrolls available online"
  • Mail and Guardian Online (online, circ. 320k) " Dead Sea treasure texts now scrollable via Google"
  • BizCommunity (online, circ. 180k) "Dead Sea Scrolls digital project launches"
  • Memeburn (online, circ. 48k) "Google and the Israel Museum bring the Dead Sea Scrolls online"
  • New Age (online, circ. 47k) "Israel to put Dead Sea Scrolls online"
  • IT Web (online,circ. 43k) "Dead Sea Scrolls unfurled online"
  • IT Online (online, circ.5.3k) "Dead Sea Scrolls go digital"

Ukraine:

  • kp.ua (Komsomolskaya Pravda online, top general newspaper's site, 3,6m uu) - "Dead Sea Scrolls Became Public"
  • Focus.ua  (online version of top general magazine, 2,8m uu) - "Dead Sea Scrolls are Published in Internet"
  • Osvita.org.ua - (top educational portal, 150k uu) "Google Helped to Publish in Internet Dead Sea Scrolls"
  • Comments.ua -  (online version of leading business weekly, 2,4m uu) "The First Pictures of Dead Sea Scrolls Became Available in Internet" (includes video)
  • Ekonomicheskie Izvestia  (online version of leading business daily, 1,3m uu) "Dead Sea Scrolls are Published in Internet"
  • UNIAN (top newswire, 6,4m uu) - "Dead Sea Scrolls Became Available in Internet"
  • Ukr.net (top news portal, 2,6m uu)- "Dead See Scrolls are Published in Internet"

Asia-Pacific:

China

  • Xinhuanet - Chinese news website - "Google, Israel Museum launch online Dead Sea scrolls project"

Japan

  • INTERNET Watch - "Dead Sea Scroll goes online by Israel Museum, powered by Google"
  • Mycomm Journal - "The Dead Sea Scrolls go online"
  • CNN Japan - "5 Dead Sea Scrolls debut on the Net, Google makes translation/search possible"
  • CNET - "Digitized Dead Sea Scrolls available online"
  • Internet.com - Google puts copies of sacred text Dead Sea Scrolls online

Australia/New Zealand

Taiwan

Hong Kong

Latin America:

Regional

Argentina

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

México