web20peopleIt's not the Internet itself that is making us dumber, suggests digital media observer and critic Andrew Keen, but the ways that we as a society are using it.

keenAndrew KeenIt's clear that the Internet offers some remarkable benefits to modern society, but there are some large corresponding downsides, Keen elaborates, citing the disparity between commentary and serious professional reporting.

cultofamateurKeen is also opposed to the widespread anonymity of bloggers and other writers on the web, arguing that it is better to know and make allowance for the biases of a given source than to have no idea what they might be.

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