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What is the theory of the Knowledge Gap Hypothesis, and explain how it pertains to the Digital Divide.

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The knowledge gap hypothesis is that between cultures, there is a divide, even within a country. Some people may be more digitally aware of what is going on. The digital divide is the larger group from the KGH. This refers to how different nations have different limits to technology, so the more developed nations are going to have more access and knowledge to the latest information.
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Question: What is the theory of the Knowledge Gap Hypothesis, and explain how it pertains to the Digital Divide.
Answer: The knowledge gap hypothesis is that between cultures, there is a divide, even within a country. Some people may be more digitally aware of what is going on. The digital divide is the larger group from the KGH. This refers to how different nations have different limits to technology, so the more developed nations are going to have more access and knowledge to the latest information.