[Air-l] digital divide and non-US perspective on web readings

Ed Lamoureux ell at bradley.edu
Thu Aug 21 07:32:35 PDT 2003

I combine these on #1


This one is "controversial" in that, under Clinton, this URL was the  
"Federal digital divide Webpage."
It's changed quite a bit under Bush

On Thursday, August 21, 2003, at 09:10  AM, Ulla Bunz wrote:

> I am requesting help to finish my syllabus.
> I'm looking for two or three readings (total, not each) on two topics:
> 1) digital divide (preferably a reading that does NOT focus on race,  
> and
> something that is recent)
> 2) a non-US perspective on how the web has/is changing our lives, the
> way we communicate, etc. The class is called "Communication and Social
> Change" and too much of what we're doing is US-focused, so I want to
> include a different perspective.
> I'm looking for short articles/reports (not full blown journal  
> articles)
> and even popular press articles, preferably available online. The
> readings are used as discussion stimulants, so they can be  
> controversial
> (like the recent posting to this list how you can now divorce via SMS  
> in
> Malaysia).
> Though general pointers are welcome, due to time pressures I would much
> appreciate being directed to specific articles rather than entire
> websites.
> If you prefer, reply directly to bunz at scils.rutgers.edu. Thanks so  
> much!
> Ulla
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> Ulla Bunz
> Assistant Professor
> Department of Communication
> Rutgers University
> 4 Huntington Street
> New Brunswick, NJ 08901
> Email: bunz at scils.rutgers.edu
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