Bridging the Digital Divide

Author:  The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) The “digital divide” – a term that refers to the gaps in access to information and communication technology (ICT) – threatens the ICT “have-nots”, whether...

The WIRED Guide to Net Neutrality

Everything you need to know about the struggle to treat information on the internet the same—ISPs shouldn’t be able to block some sorts of data and prioritize others. AUTHOR:  KLINT FINLEY NET NEUTRALITY IS the idea that internet service providers like Comcast...

An Exercise for Discerning Fact from Opinion

JUNE 18, 2018 Distinguishing Between Factual and Opinion Statements in the News The politically aware, digitally savvy and those more trusting of the news media fare better; Republicans and Democrats both influenced by political appeal of statements BY AMY...

Framing the News

BY PEW RESEARCH CENTER: JOURNALISM & MEDIA STAFF Overview A Study of the Project for Excellence in Journalism and Princeton Survey Research Associates What are the narrative techniques journalists use to frame the news? Do some stories contain discernible...

In Case You Missed It

The 21st Annual Illinois Community College Assessment Fair was excellent, and Norbert Elliot‘s keynote questioning the traditional values of assessment, such as validity and reliability, and proposing more attention to fairness in design, was extremely...
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