Chronicle Review illustration by Bob McGrath

ATG Article of the Week April 19, 2011

5 Myths about the ‘Information Age,’ by Robert Darnton, The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 17, 2011. Information/127105/?sid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en

This is one of those articles that one wished that he/she had written. Hooray, Robert Darnton! Darnton points out how new technology reinforces rather than destroys old modes of communication. This essay is based on a talk Dr. Darnton gave at the Council of Independent Colleges’ Symposium on the Future of the Humanities, in Washington.