A well organized archive of television coverage from September 11, 12, and 13, 2001 from the networks ABC, BBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NBC is conveniently available on the website www.archive.org. -- A more complete version of the collection, containing 3,000 hours of television coverage from 20 channels over seven days, is available at Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive. -- If we correctly understand the history of this archive, it was first made available at the First Amendment Center outside Washington, D.C., was taken down in a datacenter move in 2003, and then returned online in March 2007....
SEPTEMBER 11 TELEVISION ARCHIVE
You can find a more complete version of this collection (3000 hours of television from 20 channels over 7 days) at Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive.
This collection contains television news programs recorded live from around September 11, 2001, by the non-profit Television Archive to help patrons research this important part of United States history. These materials were available on the televisionarchive.org site from October 11, 2001 through 2003.
Watch a video summary of the news coverage on September 11, 2001.
The Internet Archive, a non-profit library, is loaning these items to our patrons to view for strictly non-commercial research purposes.
You can view the televisionarchive.org site in the Wayback Machine -- although not all of the links are intact, you can still read analysis of the events that were posted on the site:
Therapeutic Patriotism and Beyond
Terrorism, Television and the Rage for Vengeance
Media Beat: When Journalists Report for Duty
Terrorism and the Sublime
Media Convergence and Its Consequences
Minute by Minute with the Broadcast News
Media Advisory: Media March to War
Action Alert: Media Pundits Advocate Civilian Targets
Because we have tried to get this collection up as quickly as possible, there are some segments that have not been uploaded yet (see a list of these files). We will continue to add files as they become available.