Communications

  • New technologies in communication and in the contemporary world. The acceleration of communication and industrialization; communication and investment in human values.
  • Digital media and the “globalization of indifference”. The speed of communication and desensitization in the face of human tragedy; the use of networks as a means of aiding people amidst humanitarian catastrophes.
  • Digital communication and economic development. Internet and responsible investment.
  • Social networks and the faith. Social networks as an instrument of apostolate; initiatives of evangelization through the web; internet and ecumenism; internet and secularism.
  • Possible points of progress in humanity with the changes in the digital age. Technological growth and personal growth.
  • Men of the new age of communication. What type of persons emerge from the “digital revolution”; changes in society and culture with the use of digital media; privacy, intimacy, coherence and courage in order to promote social change.
  • Information and global power. Use of credible information in an age where everyone is an expert and power is left in the hands of everyone.
  • Individualistic consumerism and production in digital media. Repercussions on common sense.
  • Propaganda during the ’68 movement: the generation of media icons and the construction of myths. 
  • The rebellious communication of the ’68: from mass journalism to the crisis of the printed media; storytelling and fake news.
  • Activism of the ’68 in the society of information: the ¨cyberactivism: citizen mobilization and spread of propaganda through social media.
  • Consequences for the message of the speed and immediacy of the social networks: liquid society, defining post-truth and its effect on the quality of information.