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The Future of the Word - Technology, culture and the slow erosion of literacy

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The average young adult in the US reads for about 7 minutes a day, and the figure isn’t much higher in Britain. The last few decades have seen striking and nearly continuous falls in the amount of time individuals spend with books and other printed material. And, perhaps as a result, the average level of literacy in the British and US populations is declining: our ability ...more
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