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Safeguarding the documentary heritage of humanity
In a world where emphasis is placed on speed, and where everything is becoming increasingly confused and hurried, we have to take the time to conserve the images of those things defining our roots, our past and our exis tence. To this end, in 1992, UNESCO launched the “Memory of the World” Programme.
Science in the information society
The preparations for the World Summit on the Information Society have undoubtedly enhanced awareness among governments of the important role science and engineering play in building the information society and in contributing to the development of a knowledge society.
Securing a place for a language in cyberspace
Cyberspace is open to all languages of the world, since its infrastructure is not subject to a central authority which can decide how it should be used. In writing this article, the author tried to give an answer to the following question: how to ensure that a language which is poorly endowed in linguistic and/or information technology (IT) resources, not to mention human resources, may find its proper place in cyberspace and be active there?
Sistema de gestão da qualidade aplicado ao jornalismo: uma abordagem inicial
Quality management systems applied to journalism: an initial approach is part of the Communication and Information Debates series, produced by UNESCO’s Brasilia Office. The output of a study developed in cooperation with the Brazilian National Net of Press Observatories (Renoi), this title stresses the need for quality indicators for Brazilian media companies.
Social transformation in an information society: rethinking access to you and the world
Status of Research on the Information Society
A focus on research conducted internationally on gender and the use of ICTs. A brief analysis of various research studies on the main trends identified, and some recommendations for future investigations.
Story-based inquiry: a manual for investigative journalists
This manual provides a guide to basic methods and techniques of investigative journalism, and it consciously fills a gap in the literature of the profession. The majority of investigative manuals devote a lot of space to the subject of where to find information. They assume that once a reporter finds the information he or she seeks, he or she will be able to compose a viable story.
Strategy framework for promoting ICT literacy in the Asia-Pacific region
This paper targets individuals and organizations engaged in providing ICT literacy education. It offers an analysis of ICT usage in Asia-Pacific countries and defines measures for promoting ICT literacy development in the region.