Empowering the Marginalized: Tales of the Digital Good Life
The Good Life in Asia’s Digital 21st Century (Digital Asia Hub) 2015
6 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2018
Date Written: November 25, 2015
The digital revolution has changed access to the public sphere in India. This essay discusses this phenomenon.
It tells stories of platforms that have leveraged modern digital technology to offer marginalized communities access to the public sphere. It also discusses the barriers to access to information, and the ways in which digital technology can be used to attack vulnerable people.
[The essay was a part of a series on 'The Good Life in Asia’s Digital 21st Century (Digital Asia Hub)' commissioned by the Digital Asia Hub.
Keywords: access to information, digital divide, public sphere, internet, digital revolution
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