“On Information Privilege”
“On Information Privilege” posted by Char Booth on her blog: info-mationional: on technology, media literacy, and librarians who t-c-b.
The concept of information privilege situates information literacy in a sociocultural context of justice and access. Information as the media and messages that underlie individual and collective awareness and knowledge building; privilege as the advantages, opportunities, rights, and affordances granted by status and positionality via class, race, gender, culture, sexuality, occupation, institutional affiliation, and political perspective.
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