QUARTER LIFE CRISIS: “Midlife crisis” hits at 25 years old

"We grew up with the myth of a steady job, career, success… that's why we always feel poor and inadequate. We are running away because they didn't give us the proper weapons to fight back, and when we find out that the home-team we love doesn’t have our back, that our “friend,” the bank, remembers us only when we go Continue Reading




Heading Towards a New Way of Life: The Positive Effects of Covid-19

The year 2020 will be much talked about in the history books. And it will stand out in the memory of all of those who lived through it. The year of the worldwide health emergency – the year of the so-called Covid-19 or Coronavirus – is the year that revolutionized the way the entire world functions. It is the year Continue Reading




Misinformation and the coronavirus…beyond social networks. The fatal six key days, according to The Associated Press

On April 15 The Associated Press launched an accusation (did it?) in its first serious report of the Chinese government cover-up (they never actually used this word) of the novel coronavirus problem: China didn’t warn the public of a likely pandemic for 6 key days. And here is the core of the report: “The six days after top Chinese officials Continue Reading




GUIDING YOUNG PEOPLE TOWARD THE FUTURE: simple instructions for use

In the last five years, have you asked a child, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" It is highly likely that some of the answers might have been: "When I grow up I want to be a youtuber" or an "influencer." According to research carried out by Professor Emanuela Rinaldi of the department of business economics Continue Reading




Technology, Personal Relationships, and Coronavirus

A few days ago my children (ages 3 and 1.5 years) were trying to give their aunt a hug via the phone screen. They still haven't understood video calls, even though lately we’ve been making quite a lot of them. The pandemic, which is keeping millions and millions of people indoors around the world, makes no exceptions: we can only Continue Reading




Tales of endurance, humor and hope

We have already “experienced” somehow epidemics and isolation through the great literature, for example with Manzoni and Boccaccio. In Alessandro Manzoni's Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed), chapters XXXI and XXXII deal precisely with to the rapid spread of the plague that severely affected Italy between 1629 and 1631. Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron, in the story of ten days of quarantine of some Continue Reading




TIKTOK AND THE PANDEMIC

In February, nearly 113 million App Store and Google Play users worldwide downloaded TikTok, which is a 96% increase over the same period last year. According to the latest estimates, the platform has recorded a real boom, with a trend in progressive growth since the beginning of the global emergency caused by the Covid-19, reaching a peak, in the various Continue Reading




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Audio-visual consumption and reading habits of young people.


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Teen Usage of new and old media: formation & family.


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Giovanni Paolo II e la paternità


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Famiglia e mezzi di comunicazione sociale
VI Incontro Mondiale della Famiglia.


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La famiglia nei mezzi di comunicazione: Evangelizzazione ed evangelizzatori


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Messaggio del Santo Padre Francesco per la XLIX Giornata Mondiale delle Comunicazioni Sociali.


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L'amore che porta nuova vita nel mondo – Il Rabbino Sacks sull'istituzione del matrimonio.


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