Recent arguments against today's digital reading practices rely on contradictory implicit claims: that digital technologies harm the way we read, and that reading is a set of monolithic and unchanging practices. Both claims are mistaken. Digital reading practices illuminate the diverse forms of value in the labor and capital associated with textual work.
Mike Edwards; Unpacking the Universal Library: Digital Reading and the Recirculation of Economic Value. Pedagogy 1 January 2016; 16 (1): 137–152. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-3158701
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