Acquiring literacy in the new media ecosystem

Let’s put it this way: today’s media do not enjoy good press. Neither classic media – traditional newspapers – nor social media, although, to be fair, social media have enjoyed a moment of particular favour for some years. In fact,…

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Digital detox: detoxing from social networks

There is a growing awareness that there has not been enough focus in recent years on the distorting effects that digital connections and interactions may have generated. All of us, some more or less than others, suffer from a sort…

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The smombies are coming

Smombies are smartphone zombies or distracted pedestrians, while the activity is known as walking while texting. It is a serious problem and this is why many cities around the world are launching initiatives to limit the damage. In South Korea…

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