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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Mass Comm (Information Society)

Some definitions of information society

1.An information society is a society in which the creation, distribution, diffusion, use, integration and manipulation of information is a significant economic, political, and cultural activity.

2.Information Society is a term for a society in which the creation, distribution, and manipulation of information has become the most significant economic and cultural activity.

3.A term put forward by Castells (1993 1-2) to describe a society built on technologies of information storage, retrieval, and transmission, time-space compression, post-Fordism, flexible accumulation, and the advance of finance capital, which is characterized by networking, globalization, and the flexibility, individuality, and instability of work.

DCSA 2010093
Jeffrey Owusu Mensah
Diploma 2 Afternoon

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