Textbooks were once a major piece of educational infrastructure. But as digital content expands, a new kind of ‘textbook’ is improving the quality of K-12 instruction.
Wikipedia has earned our trust. Now its founder proposes an innovative assault on fake news with Wikitribune.
Digital fasting during Lent has become popular. Technology, in fact, can be good for religion.
It’s not alternative facts we need to worry about, it’s the fact that moguls still dominate the media, both old and new.
A generation of ‘new media’ sites is challenging traditional news organisations when it comes to reporting the environment.
Global media systems cannot effectively contribute to social progress until opportunities not just for access, but also for active participation, are more widely shared.
Lies, Twitter bots and sensation reign in the era of for-profit digital media.
You won’t believe how falling revenues are leading to news companies trashing journalistic standards.
The lead author of a new American Academy of Pediatrics statement summarizes important guidelines for children’s use of electronic devices.
Digital media has the power to inform, but it is also helping some to spread hate. Have we reached the tipping point between order and chaos at the global level?
Television is a 20th century medium that must change to survive in the 21st century.
Social networking, smartphones, ad blockers, oh my. A global survey of 50,000 news consumers assessed the ways we get our news in 2016.
The greatest tool of artists is their imagination but throw in a computer and things never imagined become possible.
We should fret less about what teenagers do with their phones, and spend more time talking to them about what the digital, connected future holds for them.
Mark Scott will hand to Michelle Guthrie a much-transformed ABC – one that does the same things in very new ways.
If smart cities run on big data and algorithms that channel only ‘relevant’ information and opinions to us, how do we maintain the diversity of ideas and possibilities that drives truly smart cities?
From education to sport to sex, virtual reality has dozens of applications, and we’re only just scratching the surface of its potential today.
The history of newspapers has been one of adapting to prosper and now is no different.
Journalists used to decide what was news. Things are very different now.
With ad blockers hurting digital, and print readership declining, The Guardian’s plans to take on the world face strong headwinds.