This subject introduces key concepts related to the information society and knowledge economy and examines current trends and issues in the area of information flow and knowledge creation. This includes topics such as the role of knowledge in the society, information access challenges, e-government, media and information policy, intellectual property, disinformation and misinformation, digital divide and digital inclusion, digital heritage, information ethics and freedom of information. The subject also discusses social, cultural, legal and ethical aspects of relevant issues and their impact on information work. Moreover, the subject explicates various roles of information professionals in the information society.
School of Information Studies
Not available to students who have completed INF303.
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