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Google and the Digital Divide by Elad Segev

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List of figures and tables

Figures

2.1. Exclusion mechanisms 31

2.2. Interest conflicts within and between levels 34

3.1. The basic principles of page ranking 51

3.2. Google’s international offices 62

4.1. EPV index by country 91

4.2. VoU index by country 92

4.3. SoS index by country 93

4.4. Content vs. variety of searches 95

4.5. The trade-off between variety and specificity 97

4.6. Hierarchical cluster analysis 98

4.7. Trends of locality (percentage of local queries) 100

4.8. Locality by countries (percentage of local queries) 101

5.1. Frequency of occurrence of countries in Google World News 120

5.2. Frequency of occurrence of countries in Google News 121

5.3. Online news sources by country 122

5.4. Online news articles about Iraq 123 ...

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