Communicating and participating today: the challenges. Still another challenge for educators and trainers


While connecting young people with the contemporary media we often focus on the risks of the network and the need to educate minors to the digital thanks to the work of teachers and educators; not always the know-how of those who play an educational role is adequate to the task, by means of information often acquired from motivated sources not so much to inform the interlocutors to whom they are addressed as, rather, to obtain easy clicks. We will analyze the phenomenon of youth challenges to understand what are the technical and functional characteristics that contribute daily to its success. This research work is based on these facts, which are the introduction for a significant effort by the experts. This contribution will bring some theoretical-practical reflections, to start a debate around aspects that require urgent answers, responsible and aware of their relevance.