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Dopo gli apocalittici

Per una Media Education “integrata”
  • Cosimo Di Bari,

Since the mid 20th century, the criticism of mass culture has been marked by the "apocalyptic" positions of many authors. Through the texts and ideas of three these "apocalyptic" authors (or, at least, of three authors defined as such: Adorno, Pasolini and Baudrillard), but also through the most current criticisms of ICT, the text suggests to re-read the apocalyptic authors. At the same time, it highlights the limits of information and communication technologies and their partial outdatedness, while also trying to draw inspiration from them in order to develop a model of media education which may keep alive the dialectical charge between the possibilities offered by technology and the pitfalls it sometimes hides. The apocalyptic authors, in fact, can support the need for a semiological, critical-sociological and pedagogical work, which considers the media as a problem, and creates and gives the subjects the analysis, interpretation and (critical) use skills of the media themselves. The aim is to create a form of literacy with respect to old and new "languages of knowledge", but above all with respect to the formation of critical and thoughtful, free and creative "well-made heads".

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Cosimo Di Bari

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-3278-3519

Cosimo Di Bari was awarded a PhD in Methodologies of pedagogical research. Theory and History at the University of Florence in 2011. He has worked in the field of Media Education and, in particular, edited the contributions by Umberto Eco, Neil Postman and other authors to the deepening of the discipline. Since July 2011, he has been a research fellow at the Department of Education and Psychology (University of Florence).
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Book Title

Dopo gli apocalittici

Book Subtitle

Per una Media Education “integrata”

Authors

Cosimo Di Bari

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Publication Year

2013

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Firenze University Press

DOI

10.36253/978-88-6655-498-1

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978-88-6655-498-1

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Premio Ricerca «Città di Firenze»

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2705-0289

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2705-0297

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