Mar 8, 2014
College: A Lesson in Inequality
Posted on May 20, 2013
Rather than bridging economic disparities between students, higher education seems to be widening them; although Google’s new customizable maps sound like a great idea, they filter out a lot of useful information; and although some would like to blame the collapse of the middle class on the Internet, truth is it was falling apart long before the World Wide Web. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
Why American Colleges Are Becoming a Force for Inequality
Is This Virtual Worm the First Sign of the Singularity?
It’s Time for Journals to Be Author-Reviewed
The Potential Problem With Personalized Google Maps? We May Never Know What We’re Not Seeing
Who Owns the Future? Not the Middle Class
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