Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, twelve months a year, the media bombards us with a variety of information and opinions. Their impact on our ways of living and thinking is real and their power is immense. In its annual Message to Families, the Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) encourages parents and children to become media-savvy consumers, and to get actively involved in the media.
Christ's disciples have never had access to more powerful and effective means to promote truth, justice and common good. However, we must learn to testify to others about what gives meaning to our lives! This colourful leaflet offers concrete ways to acquire media competence — the "Media Workshop 101."
With your family, friends and colleagues, at home, in your parish, school or university, learn to speak up on important issues. Here is a valuable resource for the faithful who want to make a difference in Canadian society!