Live and Die for a Selfie

In the age of social networking and communication, image is everything – sort of mantra that resonates and reverberates in both traditional and digital media. To appear to be or not to be, this seems to be the new and insane rule to follow, to show the world you exist, even at the cost of losing your life. A global Continue Reading




The 5 Rules of Communication between Moms and Babies

Once, when my son was about nine months old, a friend who is a teacher came to see me. She still had no children, but she loves them dearly and more than once I’d asked her advice, aware of her having studied, with great passion, pedagogy and educational disciplines. That day I expressed to her one of my greatest difficulties Continue Reading




The Internet, privacy, and the sense of modesty: If children’s education begins outside of the web

Some time ago, on a TV reality show, a guy who was a professional stripper was introduced. From his way of joking around with the show’s host and how pleased he was with the audience’s praise, it was clear that he knew he had a beautiful body and was visibly quite proud of it. Seeing him so satisfied, I remember Continue Reading




But are our children actually safe on the web? Minors and social media: the “almost” safeguard

It is "good custom," unfortunately not taken for granted, to assume different approaches depending on whether you are dealing with an adult or a minor. A different processing is also implemented by most law systems that confer the ability to act, i.e. the ability to perform legal acts, to subjects who have reached a certain threshold of age that is Continue Reading




Women and new forms of digital work 4.0: opportunities and threats

Flexibility, specialized skills, “smart working” and goal orientation could really decide women's success in the digital environment. But is it really like that? In reality, the OECD data (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) offers a more precise picture of the opportunities and risks concerning women and the new forms of jobs in the the GIG Economy. Although the change Continue Reading




Fake news and post-truth, a weary debate… maybe even worn out

In the last two years the debate on fake news and how they influence public opinion in the most unequal fields, from medicine, to politics, to meteorology, has spread widely. Conventional media wisdom puts the blame on new media, especially on social networks. Nowadays most people follow the news on social networks, and so most people click on, share, and Continue Reading




Grandparents and grandkids: here are some movies to see together

More than once, around Christmas time, we have suggested films to watch together with family. This year we are making a new proposal - and we address it to grandparents and their grandchildren - by recommending some titles of films that, in our opinion, have something to tell and teach about the special relationship that can be established between a 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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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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