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  • New media - technology and policy in developing countries
  • Lesame NC
  • ISBN: 9780627025778
  • eISBN: N/A
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  • 250 Pages | Published: 2005

New media technology influences our lives in various ways at home and at work. In this publication the contributors share their knowledge of and expertise in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector to provide the reader with information on the latest developments in this field, especially in selected African countries. 

Chapter 1: Bridging the digital divide in South Africa and selected African countries

Chapter 2: Bridging the digital divide in South Africa

Chapter 3: New connections: development of communications technology

Chapter 4: New connections: new media and knowledge management

Chapter 5: South Africa: an information society?

Chapter 6: Impact of community broadcasting on rural development in South Africa

Chapter 7: Community development and the Internet

Chapter 8: Information and communication technologies and youth in South Africa

Chapter 9: Telecentres and their potential for rural community developments

Chapter 10: The corporate website as an effective marketing and public relations tool

Chapter 11: Information and communication technologies and electronic government

Chapter 12: The social and economic aspects of the Internet

Chapter 13: South Africa's ICT policy and practice: impact of globalisation

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