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Kids need to learn critical thinking

Without the likes of Walter Cronkite today’s youth have to figure out “the way it is” by themselves

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A way to look at videogame violence

There may be more benefits for children in thoughtful, contextual treatment of violence in games and other art forms rather than in trying to ban violence altogether.

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Stop cyberbullying with education, not legislation

There are good stragegies to prevent and stop cyberbullying but a proposed new law isn’t one of them

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More operating systems could reduce attacks

The annoucnement of Google’s Chrome operating system has Larry wondering if it will increase or decrease security ….

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Who’s in charge in virtual worlds?

Grown-up virtual worlds are only just beginning to work out the best forms of governance in their online environments, and we’ll be watching to see how children’s VWs will contribute to the discussion.

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Should schools end Internet safety nights?

It’s time to get students involved in “Internet Safety Night” and maybe call it something else.

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Deal with cyberbullying in laws?

Will cyberbulling laws help? Perhaps not

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A summit for saving lives

 Insights from a DC gathering of prevention, social media and online safety activists

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Learning how to navigate digital community

Some pioneering work in digital ethics and citizenship is key to online safety going forward.

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Where will online teens go next?

Now that there are so many parents on Facebook and the social-networking industry itself has matured, here's what I'm thinking…

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