digital divide

The Digital Divide
1:51 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Poorer communities continue to suffer lack of broadband access — and related opportunity

Community member Oliver Butler, at the Ninth Ward Village community center.
Matt Davis The Lens

This is a repost of a Lens story, first published March 23, in light of news that The Times-Picayune will be cutting back to three published newspapers a week, focusing its efforts instead on online reporting. The accompanying map shows the wide swaths of the city where broadband internet access is not prevalent — meaning people there are not as likely to get the news that the TP will produce.

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