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Alyssa Funke

Connecting the Digital Dots From Elliot Rodger to Alyssa Funke: Slacktivism, Reductionism and the Predictable Blame Game of Tragic Death

Clay Calvert | Posted 07.30.2014 | Media
Clay Calvert

The bottom line is that we often seem to engage in simplistic and superficial soul searching and feel-good social media activity. The danger is that we really may not be taking much real-world action. And the clearly cathartic and therapeutic vigils and protests we now hold won't last long.

Mother Insists Cyberbullying From Porn Video Contributed To Daughter's Suicide

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.28.2014 | College

The mother of Alyssa Funke, a 19-year-old college student who committed suicide last month after her appearance in a porn video, insisted harassment l...

College Student Commits Suicide Following Cyberbullying Over Porn

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.23.2014 | College

Alyssa Funke, a straight-A student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, committed suicide last month after being bullied and harassed online ov...