Giovanni Sartori’s book Homo videns brings in a debate a subject of great interest concerning the modernization of the communication and information process and human formation through mass-media. The main idea of the book, at which we adhere with conviction, is the fact that television, used without judgment in the process of communication, can misinform and manipulate the public opinion. For this reason it is imposed a different perception of the actual ways of modernization in communications and learning through television, so that homo sapiens transformation to homo videns would not mean a human decline, or homo sapiens transformation to homo insapiens.

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