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Rejecting Violence, Both Real and Virtual

J. Mijin Cha | Posted 09.11.2014 | Women
J. Mijin Cha

Disagreeing with someone's argument is done through facts and analysis, which is completely necessary for healthy debate. Disagreeing by calling for violence is an attempt to silence a voice you think doesn't have a right to speak. There is a clear difference.

Why Feeding Online Trolls Only Feeds Online Trolling

Melissa Schwartz | Posted 09.08.2014 | Media
Melissa Schwartz

On the Internet, a guy in his boxer shorts shouting at the computer in his mother's basement can get as much attention as a senior executive logging in from her Wall Street office.

The Things We Tell Our Girls

Katie Lowe | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Katie Lowe

Misogyny and shame culture go hand in hand, because they both perpetuate an idea that women have to look and behave a certain way -- to perform a certain role -- in order to play their part in society.

More Cyberbullying Victims Are Reaching Out To Their Parents For Help

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 10.24.2013 | Parents

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend poste...

Parents: Your Media Use Is the Blueprint Your Kids Use for Theirs

Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD | Posted 04.02.2012 | Parents
Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD

Like a playground that has recently survived a storm, we have some online social media cleaning up to do.