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World Information Summit faces huge challenges to bridge digital divide

Author: Claude Robinson, Jamaica Observer, Published on: 7 December 2003

One of the main concerns of the critics is that the agenda that has emerged is concerned mainly with telecommunication and Internet related issues, viewed from a technical perspective and a narrowly construed development agenda. Broader communication and media issues, an essential feature of any information society, and human and communication rights that must animate its core, have been largely sidelined.

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