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It’s Time to Stop Letting Fear Interfere with Youth Online Freedom

By Larry Magid “Authority, given its common style, becomes increasingly incapable of commanding respect from the young for any reason save the fear on which is it ultimately based.” Michael Rossman “On Learning and Social Change,” 1972 I’ve been an … Continue reading

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Study falsely reinforces fear for parents of online youth

This post is adapted from Larry Magid’s column that appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on September 5, 2011 by Larry Magid Crimes Against Children Research Center Director David Finkelhor has talked and written about “juvenoia,” observing that some … Continue reading

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