The pandemic which spread solidarity – not only a virus

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, many people have found ways, despite their isolation, to help others – to express solidarity and mutual support. Spontaneous actions, born from the free impulse and will of men and women scattered all over the world, have brought relief and comfort to so many. Solidarity has been the positive result of the pandemic – Continue Reading




Who, in society, has lost more of the public’s trust than anyone else?… Journalists

How much do we trust politicians, leaders, institutions, or companies? How much credibility do we give to the press and the media in general? Do we fear ideological manipulation "from above"? Do we usually see ulterior motives behind the choice to offer up or hide certain information? Some answers to these questions are outlined in the Edelman report, a global Continue Reading




Remote working and distance learning: how to organize our family life so that it is calmer or everyone

The term “telecommuting” dates back to 1973 when it was coined by NASA engineer Jack Nilles during the oil crisis. “Tele-schooling,” better known as “distance learning,” was a necessary change that emerged in the midst of the pandemic, providing somehow continuity for the 2019-2020 academic year—largely thanks to technology. In other words, both remote working and distance learning were born Continue Reading




Dopamine’s role in the need to get “likes” and social addiction

Have you ever posted a photo, a poem, even a simple thought on a social network and then found yourself checking – perhaps even compulsively – if you were getting any notifications for new comments and likes? Who doesn't “feel better” when a photo gets 70, 80, 100 likes or, on the contrary, feel a little saddened if it's not Continue Reading




We are social: the 2021 report

How much have we been online recently? Has there been an increased use of electronic devices? Which countries are more connected in a “virtual world”? This year We Are Social, in collaboration with Hootsuite, came out with a Report on the digital behaviors of users globally. We would first like to point out the increase in the world population over Continue Reading




Influencers: helpful communicators or new political pawns? Let’s help youth decode influencers’ messages

Today, politics and culture are often not left up to “men in suits” alone. Have you ever heard of influencers? They are singers, actors, societies’ “VIPs”: characters who, from their soap boxes and via their profiles, influence the masses, sensitize and sway public opinion in a particular direction. Their main weapon? Social networks. Their preferred audience? Young people: men and Continue Reading




It is time to cherish the family. International initiatives

2020 and 2021 will not only be remembered as the years of the global pandemic, but also as the years we gave greater importance to the family in times of crisis. In regard to our health, staying in our "bubbles" is helping to protect us from the virus. Economically, the family unit is that community which helps to get us 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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