Category Archives: Media education

A Congress on the Family, in a “family” Environment

"The Family, School of Human Rights" was the theme of the XVIII International Congress of the Family, held October 1st - 2nd in Valencia, Spain and organized by the IFFD (International Federation for Family Development): www.iffd.org/familycongress2010. It brought together more than five hundred married couples from 51 countries to discuss issues such as the social…
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Educational Alliance against the Soap Opera Culture

The family exposed by the media, and the family exposed to the old and new media influence was the theme for the Congress promoted by the Forum of Family Associations. The Congress took place in the Italian Senate and a wide range of politicians and professionals in the field of communications and the family participated.…
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Media and family embedded

The “bedroom culture” refers to the phenomenon where the use of the media by children and young people “is associated with the forming of their own identity and definition of private space, even within the family”. It generally develops when their bedrooms are equipped with an abundance of media (computer, TV, cell phone, etc.). The…
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Infoval: educating the family in values and virtues

Infoval (http://www.infoval.org/) is a Spanish/English web portal for the education of values and virtues within the family context. It is presented as a digital community aimed at offering tools for a healthy life education. It is an innovative site with content in text and multimedia format. Besides issues regarding the family, other key topics focus…
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