News from the Knowledge Society: News Non-Knowledge of German Adolescents – an alarming study?

Adolscents have alarmingly little knowledge about headline news, found a new study of Technical University Dresden, funded by DFG.

Quotes from the final report:

“The younger the citizens the less they have encountered news on politics and current affairs: 24 percent of the adolescents, 34 percent of the young adults, and 42 percent of [...]

Perceptions of Knowledge, Knowledge Society, and Knowledge Management

Knowledge Society

The description of our society as a knowledge society is only one approach among many others to characterize the society we live in (authors prefer to talk of media society, risk society, multiple option society, individualized society, multi-cultural society, global society etc., for example; for an overview over the authors [...]