22. The Power of Creation Online
Here, Dr Emma Pauncefort explores in depth the core component of her suggested digital creation framework: the power of creation online. She underlines that impact is not guaranteed but that the potential impact can be huge.
With reference to Michael Hauben and social media platforms’ growing user base, she highlights the huge opportunity for grassroots and widespread information sharing today; quite unlike the process for traditional, physical media. She meanwhile highlights the concomitant challenge: information can be shared before verified, and quickly, with potentially huge implications for our offline realities – our health and who governs us, to take two examples.
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