Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Unequal New Digital World

What happens to communities when the people who live in them drift further and further apart on the basis of how much they have? It's a question plaguing Western societies with greater frequency – and it's one worth asking of our own city. Economics professor Stiglitz, who won a Nobel for his work in 2001 and has been named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world, will lead a panel discussion around the issue – and how it can affect the physical and mental health of a population – at this free talk hosted by the City of Sydney. Price of inequality

Milestone: For The First Time, More UK Residents Get Their News Online Than From Print Newspape

“The number of people using websites and apps to find out about the news has overtaken the number reading printed newspapers for the same purpose in the UK, according to the country’s media watchdog.”