As we all know, the world of today is not the world of tomorrow. Every day, new issues come out to challenge our sense of
“Most analyses of violence in the different historical periods tend to view the modern era as significantly less violent than all of its historical predecessors”,
Echo chambers: an old-school approach? Echo chambers. For many of us, this is a 21st-century issue were we are extremely connected with media and social networks
Pursuing happiness has been a long-lasting quest throughout the history. In ancient Greek, the original concept of happiness, “eudaimonia”, referred to the good life. Aristotle
Rumors, gossips, and falsehoods have always existed: do you remember when a very distant relative told your mother that he had seen you play hooky
This year has been significantly rich in episodes of violence associated with humour, and not only related to physical violence. Some people can be highly
Political scientist and professor Peter Taggart have lately said that populism is “one of the most widely used but poorly understood political concepts of our
In this article, I will try to go through a topic that has been gathering a lot of attention in the last years, and that
This era is the era of the past, the era was there is no space for the future, for the unknown. Now we are not
Suffocating eco-chamber The anonymous website 4chan was created in 2003 by the American internet entrepreneur Christopher Poole. The website was originally fashioned on the “mold”
Ok now that I have gained your attention, I have to admit that this article does not really contain the story of an Italian serial
Time is the most precious resource that we own, everyone wants a piece of it: owners, friends, family and Facebook. Time is anyway a discussed
“Professor Johan Galtung […] explained that the concept of peace can be categorized into two types: negative and positive. Negative peace is a simple absence
Attention has been defined as the “notice taken of someone or something; the regarding of someone or something as interesting or important”. An object, situation
“Difference is of the essence of humanity. Difference is an accident of birth and it should therefore never be the source of hatred or conflict.
Nowadays, negative attitudes towards human being -such as hatred, violent extremism, racism and so on- are spreading more and more rapidly. This phenomenon is certainly
Daily routine: We wake up in the morning, we have breakfast and we open our smartphones to receive daily news about the world surrounding us.
Nowadays, simultaneously with the increasingly influential and widespread use of social media, it has been observed that a very contagious social phenomenon is infecting our
It is Friday afternoon in Oslo (22 July 2011), the capital city of Norway. People are getting ready for the weekend: discussing dinner plans, packing
Currently, in the IDare community, we are dealing with some phenomena which are occurring nowadays within social media and all kinds of online communication, and
The advent of the internet brings a significant shift in the leadership concept in modern democracies. With a big disillusion for the regular parties and
As we have seen in my (last article) illustrating Chomsky and Herman’s Propaganda Model theory, one of the filters media get sifted through is the
America’s mood was going through a period of change during the 60s. Televisions could be found by then in a growing number of American households.
Citizen journalism is a modern take on journalism that has at its basis the involvement of public citizens, who, “play an active role in the
The Internet is not just what we see, it mostly is what we do not see at all. It is estimated that while what we
Tor Project is a collaborative and open-source software that was born with the aim to create secure and anonymous connections for all the users looking
The most common image of Europe in the eyes of foreigners is one of the perfect and beautiful old country, filled with art, culture, and
What are dog whistles, and what does a dog-training tool have to do with politics and the media? Generally speaking, these whistles emit an
Nepal is a little rocky state embedded in the Mountain in the border between China and India. Well known for the historical city of Kathmandu.
Before the advent of television and then on the internet, the first mass communication system was the radio. The first mass-media that lives until today