Democracy in the digital age
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...Democracy in the Digital Age Democracy in the Digital Age Digital technologies and the internet are at the center of the information age. As a result, they end up playing a leading role in determining new perspectives to the issue of freedom of speech, and by extension democracy. According to Balkin (2004), the Digital Age does not fundamentally change what freedom of speech is; instead, it offers a new perspective to freedom of speech. This study will explore the ways in which digital technologies have impacted freedom of speech and thus...
Politics, Technology and Electronic Democracy
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...democracy Politics, Technology & Electronic Democracy The introduction of internet has affected virtually everysegment of human life. Many people have the illusion that internet is capable of contributing only in the business and communication sectors. It should be noted that some of the Arab dictators in Middle East were thrown out from power recently, mainly because of the influence of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter etc. The talk about electronic democracy or e-democracy is growing everywhere now. “Electronic democracy, sometimes teledemocracy or digital democracy, are terms often used synonymously to refer to the use of information... and communications technologies (ICTs) to...
Politics,technology and electronic democracy
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...democracy Politics, Technology & Electronic Democracy The introduction of internet has affected virtually every segment of human life. Many people have the illusion that internet is capable of contributing only in the business and communication sectors. It should be noted that some of the Arab dictators in Middle East were thrown out from power recently, mainly because of the influence of social networks such as Facebook, Twitter etc. The talk about electronic democracy or e-democracy is growing everywhere now. “Electronic democracy, sometimes teledemocracy or digital democracy, are terms often used synonymously to refer to the use of information and communications... Politics, technology and electronic...
What are the implications of globalisation for democracy?
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...digital democracy, issues of theory and practice. University of Twente. Held, D, and McGrew, A 2003, The global transformations reader, Cambridge, UK: Polity Press. Held, D 1999, Global transformations, Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press. Holden, B 1988, New Directions in Democratic Theory, Political Studies, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp.324-333.... What are the implications of globalisation for democracy? Held hasargued that while there is no clear dominating argument about globalisation, there is still a series or cluster of arguments surrounding globalisation and its implications. However, some globalists and sceptics view all of these clusters as imaginary creations or...
Digital Divides: Inequality and Democratization.
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...digital divide relates to democratic participation and democratization Digital divide significantly influences democratic participation and democratization. Democracy has evolved to be reliant on the internet because the internet remains to be the primary source of information for many people. The internet educates individuals on democracy and it is constantly being updated with political and other news hence helping individuals to remain informed on what is happing in the government. Ideally... Digital Divides: Inequality and Democratization Introduction With the emergence and advancement of new media in the society, digital divide is the most commonly discussed area in relation to social equality....
Democracy
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...digital record of the past. The original America.gov site offered a window on the structures and processes of American... ?The Americ.gov Website The America.gov website is no longer the main official portal of the United s government. As of 31 March the site bears a notice on the home page stating the site is being archived and will no longer be updated. Links to three new locations are provided: “U.S. Embassies Worldwide”, “Travel and Visa Information” and “U.S. Department of State.” In effect this splits the original site’s mission into three parts, and changes the role of America.gov from a live and continuous portal of information on official government activities and policies to a historic digital...
Digital media has changed the ways ideas, information, and arguments in society are communicated both locally and globally.
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...digital democracy, a new form of democracy, where the people resorted to social sites such as Facebook to criticize the government’s move to ban the voicing of local radio... ?Computer Science College: Digital media has become a new channel for communication not only in the local community but inthe global arena and passing information has become one of the cheapest, easiest and quickest issues in the world. It is indisputable that this technological development has transformed the society in various capacities including business, political and social capacities. This has led to a completely new fashion of reasoning, decision making and thinking in the society different from the olden past when crude...
Bridging the Global Digital Divide
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...digital divide is the low standards of democracy in the developing countries. This specifically touches on countries that still have dictatorial regimes. This kind of leaders pays little attention to the growth of ICT in their countries with the fear that the development will sensitize the citizens in their countries into fighting for their democratic rights in the most appropriate ways. This leads to a situation in which the use of ICT in these countries is very minimal. There are various... ? Bridging the Gap in the Global Digital Divide Daniel L Boehm of Missouri-St. Louis The Global Digital Divide The global digital divide refers to the global disparities between developing and developed countries...
Surveillance and Democracy
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...Digital Democracy: Discourse and Decision making in the Information Age, ed. B. Hague & B. Loader, London: Routledge, 116-131.... RUNNING HEAD: IS SURVELLANCE NECESSARY FOR DEMOCRACY Is Surveillance a Necessary Feature of Democracy School Is Surveillance a Necessary Feature of Democracy Although the UK, per se, has not established through statutory means a law which directly addresses the right to privacy of its citizens the state falls under the EU Convention on Human Rights. Article 8 of the convention deals specifically with the right to respect for ones private life, and states as follows: 8(1). Everyone has the right to...
Digital signatures
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...Democracy and Technology (http://www.cdt.org/crypto/) and Encryption Privacy and Security Resource Page (http://www.crypto.com/) (Borasky, 1999). Conclusion This report has discussed a detailed analysis of digital signatures. The technology frequently develops and increases the effectiveness and competence of corporations’ business activities by improving and modernizing the means information is processes, maintained, and distributed. Additionally, it is to some extent mocking that modern digital signature technology must imitate usual human activities and processes with the purpose of preserving a resemblance to manual activities. Since, it makes certain that the contemporary technology... Digital...
Democracy and Commodification
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...democracy have to face is their independency from the market. In practice, the risk for the development of a relationship between democracy and the market can be high, in the context described above. In this way, it would be accurate to say that democracy has been commodified at such level that today it would be impossible to think of a democratic regime with no signs of commodification. The social and political ethics developed worldwide have highly contributed in this phenomenon. Works Cited Giddens, Anthony, and Griffiths, Simon. Sociology. London: Polity, 2006. Hiley, David. Doubt and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship. Cambridge:...
Digital Journalism
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...democracy. In conclusion, digital journalism has changed journalism by widening access to information and news to people all over the world. In terms of helping journalists do their job better, digital media has made significant contributions. However, more needs to be done in terms of training journalists, since most of them are behind the curve in the use of this technology, and they are not efficient in gathering information and analyzing it. WikiLeaks have also had a great impact on investigative journalism by setting itself apart from the dominant ideology or practice... DIGITAL JOURNALISM By of the of the of the School 8 May Introduction Curtis defines journalism as a practice of reviewing and...
Digital Journalism
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...DIGITAL JOURNALISM Digital Journalism The field of journalism and mass communication has greatly changed over the years. The rise of the digital media has given rise to a parallel source of information and introduced new dimensions in how news items are reported. The over reliance of traditional forms of media such as newspapers has reduced. However, the digital media are yet to replace traditional media. This is because there is still a huge population that has no access to the internet. The most important aspect of the two forms of media has been the convergence of both, where traditional forms of media use the...
Reasons and Ideas of Democracy
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...digital technology being the most preferable. This brings about a major point of concern, in which only the best ways of embracing democracy, are employed. Democracy in modern age is best known by the notion, of a people’s governance style. Usually, a government stands at the epitome of authority and is most likely able to govern its people in accordance to its interests, whether good or bad, preferable or not. Democracy, in the ancient times was first realized among the Greeks in the early century. The word democracy, in Greek is a two-word... Information Reasons and Ideas of Democracy In the past, centuries ago democracy was unheard of and communication was probably the hardest thing then. This was...
Liberal democracy and Political Participation
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...Democracy. Cambridge: Polity Press. (3) Coleman, S. (1999).Can the New Media Invigorate Democracy Political Quarterly, 70: 16-22. (4) Curtice, J. and R. Jowell. (1997). The Skeptical Electorate. British Social Attitudes: The 12th Report. Aldershot: Ashgate, 140-172. (5) Gibson, R. and Ward, S. (2000). A Proposed Methodology for Studying the Function and Effectiveness of Party and Candidate Web Sites', Social Science Computer Review, 18: 301-319. (6) Mulgan, G. (ed). (1998). Life After Politics. London: Fontana Press, 246-59. (7) Norris, P. (2001). Digital Divide. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,. (8) Smith, C. (1999). The Scottish Parliament: (Re... Liberal democracy and Political Participation It ...
Democracy and New Media
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...Democracy and New Media of the of the Concerned May 20, Democracy and New Media Digital technology is fastaltering the way politics is conducted and disseminated around the world. The World Wide Web is actually a great source of access to the information hitherto not available to the common people like government policies and documents, the essential content and tactics associated with the political campaigns conducted by the political parties, the opinion of the voters pertaining to general and specific issues, the messages being circulated by the activists associated with political and social causes and the topics that constitute the...
Libya's progress towards democracy
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...democracy-but-some-progress-too> “Libya: Despite everything, it’s still a success.” Economist.com. 2012. Web. 13th April 2013. Mezran, Karim. “Libya Is Still Fighting for Democracy.” Theatlantic.com. 2012. Web. 13th April 2013. “Libya Since Gaddafi — Where Has It Been, Where Will It Go?” Isn.ethz.ch. 2013. Web. 13th April 2013. ... 14th April Libya’s Progress towards Democracy Libya is a North African country that is strategically situated in the heartof the Mediterranean Coast and bordering other six African countries namely Sudan, Chad, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Chad. The country is officially known as the People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya and it gained independence from Italy in the year 1951; since 1943, Libya had been under the British and French administrations...
Democracy
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...Democracy Democracy is a form of organization or management in which every person is en d to their view and opinion.With democracy every opinion raised is respected and not entitled to judgment. Democracy has different meanings to different people. In America, democracy comes from status Vivendi where the people are more superior to the government while in Russia democracy stems from the understanding that people identify with both the government and its sovereignty. In America, democracy helps the citizens constantly analyze the reaction of the government towards its...
Democracy
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...DEMOCRACY ID Submitted To Lecturer Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Definition of Democracy 3 Origin of Democracy 3 Democracy and its Effects on Society 4 The Rule of Majority within Democratic Regimes 5 Examples of Democracy 6 Lincoln’s Quote 7 My reaction to the Quote 8 Conclusion 9 References 11 Definition of Democracy There is no definition of democracy that exists in the real sense of the word. With concerns to the different elements which are present within any society, democracy does not have any meaning in terms of its proper coining of...
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...Democracy The word ‘Democracy’ is derived from the two Greek words ‘Demos’ and ‘Kratos’ which mean ‘People’ and ‘Rule’ respectively. So, it can be described as the rule of the people. According to Sir John Seeley, democracy can be defined as “a government in which everyone has a share”. Lord Bryce states that democracy is “the form of government in which the ruling power is vested not in a particular class but in all the persons of a state”. Abraham Lincoln defined it as “democracy is the government of the people, by the people and for the people”. Carl Becker defined democracy as “a...
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...Democracy, its many meanings Democracy means in different essence to many different peoples. To some democracy means reaching the age of eighteen years old. This is the time when children are accepted to the adult category in the American Society. At 18, the new adults can now do whatever they want to do. Now they can leave home and be independent. These new independents may apply for a job and do what they had long wanted to do and buy what they had wanted to buy because their parents forbade them not to do or buy before. Democracy can also be defined as the right to vote in any organization. The entire organization will then implement the alternative choice that has the most... INTRODUCTION...
Music Industry and Digital Technology
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...digital age with respect to the music industry. This particular industry has received the digital economy as a mixed blessing despite its tremendous potential for growth by wallowing in the digital culture. The paper explains why this is so, and proposes a challenge for the music business in the digital era. The Music Industry In The Digital Economy In the boundless ocean of the digital culture, everything should appear as a blessing. In the music industry, however, the digital age has been seen as a mixed blessing. Because of piracy or MP3's, whichever name we give to the mixed blessing of the digital economy as it concerns the music industry... , the digital economy...
Democracy
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...democracy are common, but its benefits can be attained in the end. American legal system and laws are increasingly defective. Democracy principle bends towards the benefit of the wider society. Democracy’s inadequate skill is not detrimental, however, as the errors are correctable. Additionally, the society keep watch on their legislators actions and ensure that they do not deviate from the interest of the public. Legislator may lack skills, but they enable to pursue objective contrary to the majority. Discussion Democracy is crucial indivisible and universal key principle and values of the United States legal system. The US democracy is attributable... to the unreservedly articulated...
Democracy
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...democracy” to write a three page essay on the extent to which the American political system is “exceptional” when compared to that of other industrial democracies. Various leading political scientists of the twentieth century have understood, defined and interpreted ‘democracy’ in a variety of ways. Robert Dahl, arguably the most influential American political scientist of the 20th century reckons that democracy is a utopian concept that is not found anywhere in contemporary geo-politics. In its stead, leading industrial societies of the world, including the United States have a ‘Plutocracy’, where power is shared and wielded by various major public institutions... ?Use Hauss and Dahl’s definition of...
Democracy though media
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...Democracy and New Media of the Name of the Concerned Professor May 20, 2011 Democracy and New Media Digital technology is fast altering the way politics is conducted and disseminated around the world. The World Wide Web is actually a great source of access to the information hitherto not available to the common people like government policies and documents, the essential content and tactics associated with the political campaigns conducted by the political parties, the opinion of the voters pertaining to...
Democracy
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...Democracy “Rule of and by the people” is the common definition given to the word democracy as “it comes from the Greek root words “demos” meaning people and “kratos” meaning power or rule”.. ( “Common root words”). The word “democracy” may categorically be considered a universal word just like the word “love” which is used in different contexts. To cite some examples, “Mussolini claimed that his Italian Facism is a realization of a “true democracy”; Nazis, speaking through Herr Goebbels, presented the National socialist state as the “most ennobled form of a modern democratic state and finally, not to forget Stalin announced that the Soviet Constitution of 1936 is the only constitution... Teacher...
Democracy
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...Democracy The word ‘Democracy’ is derived from the two Greek words ‘Demos’ and ‘Kratos’ which mean ‘People’ and ‘Rule’ respectively. So, it can be described as the rule of the people. According to Sir John Seeley, democracy can be defined as “a government in which everyone has a share”. Lord Bryce states that democracy is “the form of government in which the ruling power is vested not in a particular class but in all the persons of a state”. Abraham Lincoln defined it as “democracy is the government of the people, by the people and for the people”. Carl Becker defined democracy as “a...
Democracy
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...Democracy: Various forms of governments are in place across the world. Some are purely itarian and oppressive those are relatively distant from people’s will. In contrast to this, there are other forms of governments that come in place through the sheer will of people of the country. Such form of government is known as democratic form of government. It is often defined as the government according to the will of people by the people and for the people (Caramani, 2008,113). It involves election of the representatives through the direct voting and balloting system of the citizens. Democracy has certain salient characteristics to it that makes it the most...
Democracy
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...Democracy al Affiliation: Government During the ancient times, Aristotle categorized regimes in accordance with the magnitude of those being ruled and the ruler ship that existed. These regimes are: First, a tyranny which is a form of regime whereby the leader exercises unchecked authority. Mostly the leader is on a self-satisfaction role. Second, an oligarchy which is a form of rule whereby authority is vested to individuals of the same family on the grounds of economic or financial might. Under modern classification there exist a number of different types of regimes as suggested by Tilly (2007). These are: First dictatorship which is a regime under the principle, one...
Media, Democracy and the Internet
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...Democracy and the Internet Introduction The media and democracy have always shared a symbiotic relationship that a true democracy always pampered the growth of a responsible media and a responsible media has always been a watch dog of the democratic ideals. The coming of the new media has only accentuated its role in nation building and educating the society. Its basic functions of information, entertainment, education, consensus and advertisement remain unchanged; in fact media has become more democratic and decentralized. Democracy and media Democracy can be defined as a people-centric system that governs the state for people's benefit. Here the power to rule is vested in the people... Media,...
DEMOCRACY
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...DEMOCRACY The onset of the 18th century marked the beginning of the determination to be involved in the affairs of the government by the people. Started by the ancient Greeks, it was generally pointed out that politicians worked for themselves and did not think about other people when making a decision. Among the expected merits and therefore payoffs of democracy was that it establishes and protect the freedom of the people, in terms of individuality and as a nation. Democracy therefore gives the public a chance to participate as well as be represented in the political system. In this case, it has the interest of the minority, since the...
Democracy
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...democracy Democracy is a type of governance where the majority rules and excludes the views of those who does not belong in the majority. Democracy is the most common system of governance in the world today but it came under criticism from great thinkers like Plato one of the most influential philosophical and political thinkers. Plato made it clear that he dislike democratic system of government of Greece. In his book, “the Republic” Plato states that oligarchy and timocracy are favorable to democracy and that anarchy or totalitarianism is a less preferable system of government. Plato was an enemy of democracy because according to him, he identified deficiencies in the Athenian democracy... Plato and...
Democracy
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...Democracy al Affiliation: Government During the ancient times, Aristotle categorized regimes in accordance with the magnitude of those being ruled and the ruler ship that existed. These regimes are: First, a tyranny which is a form of regime whereby the leader exercises unchecked authority. Mostly the leader is on a self-satisfaction role. Second, an oligarchy which is a form of rule whereby authority is vested to individuals of the same family on the grounds of economic or financial might. Under modern classification there exist a number of different types of regimes as suggested by Tilly (2007). These are: First dictatorship which is a regime under the principle, one...
Digital
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...digital content. Video 3: Marshall Lerner Harvard Lecture Copyright Infringement pt1/7. Perf... . Marshall Lerner. 2009. This is a lecture on copyright violation, fair use, and the use of the internet to access intellectual properties. What is allowable with respect to the exploit of digital work under the patent law is not always obvious. Even though there are some stipulations by patent law for fair use, the internet raises fresh issues of what is lawful, correct, and reasonable to property owners and end user. The International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. “Intellectual Property, What is It?” 2011. Web. 10 November 2011 . This article focuses on the various types... Article Data privacy Vijayan, Jaikumar. “CIA Monitors Up to ...
Democracy In The Network Age
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...Democracy in the Network Age Introduction The age of social networking and computing has opened up infinite possibilities for social, political and economic advancement for private individuals, firms, and politicians. Being online allows people to download a wide variety of content be it music files or soft ware. Nonetheless, the rapid and exponential change over a short period has created a plethora of issues and a range of new crimes have emerged. For instance, while software companies i.e. Microsoft may supply open source soft and freeware with the intention of promoting their products (Liberacki). Some users will download it “crack” it and have access to premium...
Final research paper
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...Digital democratization is good for American democracy as it gives new voice to the voiceless. We, therefore, have a reason to support the fact the digital democratization is a good thing for Americans. One... Journalism and Digital Revolution Question one The activity where one gathers, assesses, creates and presents news is referred to as journalism. Therefore, a journalist becomes the person who is charged with the responsibility to present that information as news to the audiences. There are different audiences involved including those of newspaper, television, radio, magazines or the internet (David 1). Journalism has been made changed greatly by the digital revolution. With the current advancement ...
Using Digital Media for Civic Engagement
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...Digital Media for Civic Engagement A public sphere is an area of social life where people unite to freely discuss and identify social problems. Discussions in public sphere influence political actions in terms of soliciting for support for different candidates and educating the public about pertinent political issues. Rheingold’s article defines a public sphere as a discursive space where individuals and groups gather to discuss issues of mutual interest and arrive at common judgement. The youth use the internet as their public sphere where they majorly discuss important issues such as politics (Howard 107). The digital literacy skills that are important for facilitating online civic... ...
Digital Technology and Customer Relationship
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...DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY AND RELATIONSHIP Digital Technology and Relationship [The [The of the Institution] Digital Technology and Customer Relationship Introduction Businesses have always valued their customers, but today there is much greater appreciation of the importance of customers for the profitability of the enterprise. In new business model, E-commerce generated massive amounts of data about customers and prospects that could not be integrated with the data in compartmentalized information systems. (Frederick, 1994) B&N fully understand these problems that the company develops the customer relationship management (CRM) systems to address these problems. CRM systems capture... Running Head:...
In what ways are the basic rules of media economics changed by the 'digital revolution' and in what ways do they remain the same?
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...Democracy and New Media, The Digital Revolution, the Informed Citizen, and the Culture of Democracy (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003) ed Henry Jenkins and David Thorburn, Retrieved August 11, 2006, from http://web.mit.edu/transition/subs/demointro.html Image Ethics in the digital Age – Ed Lary P Gross, John Stuart Katz and Jay Ruby, Published at Minnesota Press, Retrieved August 11, 2006.... Topic: In what ways are the basic rules of media economics changed by the digital revolution and in what ways do they remain the same? Media economics and digital revolution are explanatory terms. Before discussing the effects and impacts of digital...
Has the Digital Revolution Improved Communication in Today's Society?
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...democracy in China has also been observed. (Leadbeater, 2008; Wintour, 2009) Impact on the Education The Education sector stands no exception to the digital revolution that the world is currently undergoing. The intuitions have started using the digital mode of imparting education by the use of video conferencing and the use of projector in the class. There are instances where education is being provided online like the sites “ebay”. And many are of the opinion that soon there will be a school of everything which will enable pupil to have... ? Has the digital revolution improved communication in today's society? Introduction The entire world economy is going through a digital revolution, Communication...
To what extent is lack of IT skills the primary cause behind the digital divide in the UK?
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...Digital Divide In UK s To what extent is lack of IT skills the primary cause behind thedigital divide in the UK? Introduction There are consequent divides between the well off and economically challenged people in Britain society based on digital skills, Social living and employment. Lack of Information Technology skills in the society among a certain escalade of people is the primary cause of digital divide in Britain. In the last decade, there has been a growing emphasis regarding the essence of Information Technology and communications in UK society as well as the whole world (Espitein, Nisbet & Gillspie, 2011). IT serves three main purposes, which are enhancing democracy... ? Lack of It Skills and...
Continuation of Internet Activities Online Audio & Video
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...Digital Democracy: Reimagining Pathways to Political Participation. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 7(1):36-51.... ?Podcasting and other forms of New Media distribution Podcasts can be viewed as a digital or video file that comes in episodes; it is downloadable, program-driven, has a host and a theme, very convenient for the user and usually comes through an automated feed with computer software. Podcasts come in two formats; they can be audio or video. They are free and can be accessed by anyone with a pod catcher (Zuniga, H.Veenstra, Vraga, & Shah., 2010). The first podcast I listened to is an audio podcast called grammar Girl’s quick and dirty Tips for Better writing. This podcast...
To what extent does the internet represent a more democratic medium of information?
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...digital platforms. Essentially, Occupy Wall Street was an unrealistic and illogical movement, with absurd and ill-defined aims, but the recessionary environment during the late 2000s ensured that the rejection and hatred of capitalism, corporations and Wall Street become conventional (Briggs, 2009, p. 77). There are no doubts about the fact that, essentially, democracy aims to protect the fundamental human rights of the people and protect the minorities against the “tyranny of the majority” (Hoggart, 2004, p. 82). However, democracy can never achieve the aim of protection of fundamental rights of all human beings in the absence of a complex set of rules and procedures, also known... Running Head:...
Does commercial ownership of the media encourage or inhibit democracy?
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...democracy. (Herman, E.S & McChesney, R.W. 2001. p.1). There are notions that there is no digital economy or a virtual corporation in the digital world. However, it may be noted that the production of software... Does commercial ownership of the media encourage or inhibit democracy? Commercial ownership of media has been in the news for several reasons. The notion that mass media ensures social justice and social equality is being overwhelmed by the commercial requirements of corporate giants. The objective of commercial ownership has now turned towards revenue generation with little consideration for democratic broadcast that delve deep into the welfare of citizens. This trend is alienating individuals...
Is Journalism in Declineor Being Reinvented in a Better Form in the Digital Age?
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...digital media. John Wiley & Sons, 2004. Belam, Martin. Journalism in the digital age: trends, tools and technologies. 2010 April 2010. 04 March 2012 . Demir, Muge. "Importance of Ethic, Credibility and Reliability in Online Journalism." European Journal of Social Science 24.4 (2011): 537-545. Fenton, Natalie. New media, old news: journalism & democracy in the digital age. SAGE Publications Ltd, 2009. Glodeanu, Antonio. "The impact of digital communiication in politiical journalism." Journalism Studies 12 (2011): 135-138. Harcup, Tony and Peter Cole. Newspaper... ? Is journalism in decline or being reinvented in a better form in the digital age? IntroductionJournalism is such a...
Democracy in the Middle East: : The answer for a better future for the Arab World?
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...democracy in the Middle Eastern region. Shirazi (2008), in general, discovered that the digital divide between the Middle East and the developed countries have a positive effect on the promotion of democracy... ?Introduction Background of the Study The issue with respect to the democratization of the Middle East began in the so-called Western policy circles.Key officials, policy-makers and other high ranking people in the United States of America have greatly considered the need to democratize the Middle East, giving it more thought than how they addressed the matter ten years or so ago. Generally, the United States of America is convinced that a political change in the region is necessary and that it...
Digital Divide/Digital Inequality
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...Digital Divide and Education Digital divide is the unequal distribution and use of technology among different aspects of the society. This generally is the difference between who have the technology and who do not have it. Access to technology has been on the increase due to cheap availability and ease in use among different technology access methods. Smartphones, personal computers and other portable devices have eased and increased access to technology amongst members in the society. On the other hand, the gap between haves and have-nots has increased due to the impact of this technology to those who have access to it as compared to ones who cannot access nor use the digital technology... ....
What does subjectivity means in terms of documentary filmmaking and what it has to do with digital technology?
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...digital technologies. Since documentary filmmaking employees the way a director wants to capture the event or story, this medium is more inclined towards subjectivity instead of objectivity (Nichols, 2001... ? ivity in Documentary Filmmaking ivity In Documentary Filmmaking Language fluctuated as human cognizance developed, so it is expected to find that the utilization of the terms “objectivity” and “subjectivity” has varied through history. The term “subjective” used to mean “as things are in themselves” whereas the term “objective” used to denote “as things are presented to consciousness”. In other words, the word “subjective” referred to the actual fact while “objective” used to refer to the way a...
Demonstrations in Middle East
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...digital technologies, as well as other methods of communication such as cellular phones, videos, blogs, text messages and photos, have led to the theory of a 'digital democracy' in parts of the Middle East affected by the mass demonstrations (Haddad, Bsheer & Abu-Rish, 2012). Others have argued that so as to comprehend the role of social media during these demonstrations, it should be first be comprehended that in the context of high rates of joblessness, along with corrupt political leaders, brought about the opposing movements in the Middle East region (Hearns, 2012). In revolutions, which were earlier begun on Facebook alone were quickly... ? Demonstrations in Middle East Demonstrations in Middle East ...
Facebook as a New Media
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...Digital Democracy: Issues of Theory and Practice. London: Sage Publications... Facebook as New Media 2009 Analysis According to Lister et al (2003), new media - including computers, the Internet, digital cable, satellite television and DVD recorders - is distinguished from the traditional mass media like newspapers, television and radio - which engages in a one-to-many communication process - through the characteristics of digitality, interactivity, hypertextuality, dispersal and virtuality. By the characteristic of virtuality, a social networking site (SNS) like Facebook is essentially a computer-based platform for converting text and image into binary codes that may be stored on one computer and distrib...
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