Literacy in the Global Village: The Impact of New Media on Democracy

By Brenda Wilson.

Published by The International Journal of the Book

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

A theory-focused research paper presentation on the impact of new media and technology on literacy and democracy. I compare the impact of the Internet to Gutenberg's press.

Keywords: Information Society, Literacy, Democracy

The International Journal of the Book, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp.63-68. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 778.177KB).

Prof. Brenda Wilson

Wilson is an instructor of communication at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee, and has been teaching journalism courses and advising the campus newspaper for six years. She has a bachelor of science degree in English-journalism and a master of science in mass communication. She is currently working on her Ph. D. in education/literacy. Her research interests are media and visual literacy and media and democracy issues related to the information age, including the digital divide.


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