Cyberbullying

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Bill Cracking Down On Cyber Bullying Sent To Governor’s Desk

The bill, passed by the Senate and sent to the governor Monday, would make cyber harassment of children a punishable offense.

06/30/2015

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KYW at SXSW: Anonymous App ‘Yik Yak’ Addressing Cyberbullying Concerns

Today, at the SXSW Interactive Conference, in Austin, Tex., the cofounders of Yik Yak took the stage to defend the service against criticisms that it enabled cyberbullying.

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Nine seasons in Philly, highlighted by a 1993 NLCS MVP and World Series appearance.

Curt Schilling Fires Back At Cyberbullies Targeting His Daughter

Former Phillie Curt Schilling is firing back at cyberbullies who targeted his daughter.

03/02/2015

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Protecting Free Speech Online

How do you write a law to punish cyber bullies without violating the First Amendment right to free speech? Not very easily.

12/05/2014

(Dr. Rick Frei, prior to his students' presentation at a cyberbullying conference at CCP.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Conference at Community College of Phila. Explores Root Causes of Cyberbullying

“The survey this semester looked at the relationship between cyberbullying and self-esteem,” said Dr. Rick Frei.

11/25/2014

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New Smartphone App Gives Kids ‘Keyboard Courage’ Against Cyberbullies

Haddonfield High School has purchased the “Stop It” app and made it available to all students as of today.

09/11/2014

(Judge Marjorie Rendell, at the National Constitution Center, during a break in a schoolteachers' forum on the First Amendment.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Area Schoolteachers Get Tips From Federal Judge on How To Teach First Amendment

“The issues today, of cyberbullying and hate speech and harassment, they present real challenges,” said Judge Marjorie Rendell, who knows about challenging First Amendment issues.

07/10/2014

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2nd Annual Run Held To Raise Awareness On Bullying

The 2nd Annual No Bullying Run is being held today at 8 a.m. in Doylestown, hosted by the Network of Victim Assistance, or NOVA.

06/14/2014

(Hope Davis, Jason Bateman, and Haley Ramm are among the ensemble cast of "Disconnect.")

Movie Review: ‘Disconnect’

“Disconnect” is a loop of three interconnected stories, with the common denominator being electronic communications.

04/13/2013

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Mom Says 5-Year-Old Daughter Was Bullied By Pa. Firefighter On Facebook

An Emmitsburg woman is using Facebook to expose cyberbullying by a Pennsylvania man who used the social media website to ridicule her 5-year-old daughter.

02/21/2013

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

08/01/2012

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Suing For A Fake Facebook Profile

What can you do if someone creates a fake Facebook profile of you, and neither the school nor the police will get involved? One Georgia teen has taken a novel approach.

06/21/2012

("Bully.")

Movie Review: ‘Bully’

Here’s a movie that truly matters and that offers a powerful emotional experience.

04/12/2012

(Gloucester County prosecutor Sean Dalton, right, chats with cyberbullying expert John Halligan at today's conference.   Credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Prosecutors Hold Anti-Cyberbullying Conference

Law enforcement officers, education leaders, concerned parents and others gathered at Washington Township High School to hear from experts like John Halligan, whose teenage son Ryan took his life in 2003 after being bullied online in Vermont.

08/17/2011

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Teens Get Tips To Combat Cyberbullying At West Philadelphia Conference

Cyberbullying was the hot topic at the University of Pennsylvania, at a conference put together by the Anti-Defamation League.

05/03/2011

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