Smart phones, new media, and ignorant users

Whether you live in cities or in a rural Bhutanese village, the ability to shift through information and evaluate media messages is an important skill in 21st Century. Digital revolution has made it even more critical. The explosion of digital media and social networking platforms has transformed citizens into publishers and broadcasters. This is true […]

Dasho Wangchen

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