Bhaskar Chakravorti in The Conversation – “As emerging economies bring their citizens online, global trust in internet media is changing”
As Emerging Economies Bring Their Citizens Online, Global Trust in Internet Media is Changing
Digital technology was dreamed of as the ultimate connector and leveler, the ideal destroyer of borders and boundaries. The digital community that assembled itself around this summer’s FIFA World Cup shows one example of a true global village, in which people share the same obsessions on the digital planet. That’s a significant contrast to the online communities leaning toward nativism and anti-globalization.
Read the full piece from Dean Chakravorti in The Conversation