ThinkTN in the News: Past the Gig City, a Digital Divide Separates Some Tennesseans

WUTC Chattanooga (Oct. 16, 2018) — The nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization ThinkTennessee is evaluating the state’s digital divide: ThinkTennessee says thousands of residents are missing out on the economic, health and educational benefits of having broadband Internet service. In some areas, it’s simply unavailable; in others, it’s unaffordable for low-income …

Knoxville locals discuss Tennessee voting

Tennessee Journal (Sept. 29, 0218) — “It is critically important in these uncertain and dangerous times that Tennesseans understand it is imperative to be involved in local, state and federal elections,” Dr. Daryl Carter, associate professor of history at East Tennessee State University, said. The Emporium Center of Knoxville, Tennessee …

ThinkTN in the News: Connecting rural Tennessee to broadband

Johnson City Press (Sept. 19, 2018) — A report released by a nonpartisan think tank said rural Tennesseans are not reaping the educational, health and economic benefits of the internet. A news release from ThinkTennessee on Monday said “roughly a quarter of Tennessee’s rural families are without any kind of …