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Clive Thompson on the New Literacy

by Tom Johnson on Aug 28, 2009 •
categories: technical-writing

A scholar conducts a 6 year study of student writing and finds that, despite constant accusations that social media is taking writing downhill, actually "we're in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven't seen since Greek civilization." I have to agree -- it is a cool effect that the social web is creating. The world needs more writers.

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