Cultural differentiation or social segregation? Four approaches to the digital divide

@article{Sassi2005CulturalDO,
  title={Cultural differentiation or social segregation? Four approaches to the digital divide},
  author={Sinikka Sassi},
  journal={New Media & Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={7},
  pages={684-700}
}
This article analyses some of the contradictions of contemporary technological society through the term ‘digital divide’ and the societal consequences predicted by this development. It briefly examines the history of communication technology in the 1970s, when a lively debate about the new information and communication order and the unbalanced diffusion of mass media took place. The many views on the ‘digital divide’ are presented here as four distinct approaches differing from each other in… CONTINUE READING
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