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“The Digital Reproduction of Inequality”: A talk with Eszter Hargittai, 3/13/08

The growing diffusion of information technologies influences people’s life chances and raises questions as to their ability to appropriate digital media for their empowerment. Based on original data the talk will look at disparities in people’s Internet uses, skills and participation. Eszter Hargittai is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Sociology, and Faculty Associate of the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University where she heads the Web-Use Project at www.webuse.northwestern.edu.
Cosponsored by The Social Networks Collaborative.

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