Study: Web offers few riches for poor

Although low-income and immigrant groups in America are increasingly gaining access to the internet, little online content is geared to their needs, a report released March 15 by the nonprofit Children's Partnership says.

According to the report, titled "Online Content for Low-Income and Underserved Americans: The Digital Divide's New Frontier," at least 50 million Americans are underserved by the internet because it lacks information about jobs, housing, and education for poor people and those who don't read or speak English well.

"There's been so much focus on the boxes


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