Media and Technology

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Top Resources (each leads to many more resources) Conference Talks about the Media Gospel Topics: "Media" Resources for teaching Children about the Media Families Should Discuss How to Use Social Media in Righteous Ways Technology Related Links

General Resources

Brownies with a Difference

Dr. James Dobson  --  (about a TV talk show)

Gene R. Cook's experience with Mick Jagger (PDF, BYU)

Harold G. Hillam (excerpt from Gen. Conf.)

Hi-Tech No Substitute for Family Communication

"Increased Sensitivity to the Holy Ghost" (experience of Elder and Sister David B. Haight as told at a BYU-Idaho Dev.)

Just This Once

Six Warnings given by Wendy Watson - BYU Women's Conf,

"The Stranger"

Janet Scharman talking about increased speed of technology (BYU Dev.)

Tragedy at Rayad

"When the World Will Be Converted" (excerpt from a talk by President Spencer W. Kimball to a Regional Rep. Seminar

"Your Desires, Your Choices, and Your Technology"


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Quotes about Inspired Discoverers (LDS Daily WOOL)

Quotes about Modern Discoveries

Quotes about Media (LDS Daily WOOL)

General Conference

"Rated A"  -  Marvin J. Ashton

“Thou Mayest Choose for Thyself” - N. Eldon Tanner

BYU Speeches

"Some Hopeful Words on Media and Agency"

"Things as They Really Are" - David A. Bednar - CES Fireside at BYU-I

Additional Articles

"Entertainment and Media" - 2013 Ensign

"One Family's Approach to TV-itis" -  Ensign

"Setting Family Standards for Entertainment" - Ensign

“The Beer Facts” - New Era (about ads)

“It’s ‘Only’ Violence” - Ensign

"Taming the Media" - Ensign 2014

"Things as they Really Are" - David A. Bednar - Ensign

"What's on TV Tonight?"  - Ensign

"When Shall These Things Be" - M. Russell Ballard


Entertainment and Media

"Use Social Media..." - Church News 2016


Media Topic Videos in the Gospel Media Library

"Filthiness" -  (Elder Dallin H. Oaks)

"Protect Our Nestlings" - Elder Boyd K. Packer

Mormonads / New Era Posters

"Free Filter"

"Unlimited Text Messages"

Mormonads on Media

Family Home Evening Lessons

"Media" - FHE Resource Book at

"Crash and Tell" - Friend Mag. (based on a true story)

Movie and DVD Reviews for Parents

Screen It 

Library Books and CDs

"Keep Texting from Taking Over" - Brad Wilcox

Pics and Thoughts

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