The Internet (Addiction) Age

Friday, January 29, 2010


South Koreans were among the first to truly embrace the internet. Perhaps that’s why the country has also become one of the first to treat internet addiction as a psychiatric disorder. Author Douglas Rushkoff traveled to South Korea for an upcoming series that will air on PBS' "Frontline" next week. Rushkoff gives us a glimpse into South Korea's battle against digital obsession.

Comments [3]

Jeff Johnson from Glendale, WI

In a larger context, as shown in the full-length "Digital Nation," this is both frightening and hopeful. And like many other aspects of our lives, moderation is important. Learning how to make choices, manage our time and have quality lives is vital.

Feb. 03 2010 04:58 AM
connie weber from Michigan

Waiting for that transcript! Eager for it... Lots to think about. Nice show!

Feb. 02 2010 07:11 AM

I heard this on radio, but i would like very much to read the transcript. Thank you

Feb. 01 2010 06:47 PM

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