Convergence for development: Community radio as a digital inclusion strategy

Publication date: 
October 2007
Author: 
Carlos Rivadeneyra Olcese
Publisher: 
APC

The distinction between “new” and “old” technology is no longer significant in the current state of technology convergence. People from community radios and telecentres are working together for more democratic and participatory access to communication, specifically in rural and poor urban areas. This paper by Carlos Rivadeneyra provides conceptual tools to re-think, from this perspective, what we understand by information society [pdf version, in Spanish].