The Digital Divide and Digital Reading: An Update

Last month I wrote an article for The Atlantic on the state of the digital divide, the surprisingly high rate of device (smartphone and tablet) adoption at all socio-economic strata, and what¬†these new statistics mean for ebooks and reading. An excerpt: According to Common Sense, 51 percent of teenagers in low-income families have their own … Continue reading The Digital Divide and Digital Reading: An Update

Digital Campus #21 – To Read or Not To Read

We're excited to have two terrific guests on the podcast this week, Sunil Iyengar of the National Endowment for the Arts and Matt Kirschenbaum of the University of Maryland. Sunil and Matt debate the NEA's recent report, To Read or Not To Read, which generated a lot of headlines and hand-wringing when it was released … Continue reading Digital Campus #21 – To Read or Not To Read