Clive Thompson On The New Literacy Summary

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The age of technology is here and a myriad of people presume that as a result of this students’ writing abilities have suffered. However, Clive Thompson disagrees in his article “Clive Thompson on the New Literacy” he has a different view on the effect of technology and social media. Andrea Lunsford shares the same view as Thompson. She conducted the Stanford Study of Writing where student’s school work and their personal writings, “everything from in class assignments, formal essays, and journal entries to emails, blog posts, and chat sessions”, were collected (1). Her results showed that technology isn’t ruining their ability to write, but rather changing it. People are writing more now than they ever did. Young people have even gotten better

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