impact of technology
How to cope with cyber-bullying
Izzy Kalman | 05 April 2013 |
tags: bullying, cell phones, cyberbullying, teenagers
Parents who would never allow their children to drive without lessons give them mobile phones and hope for the best. Good luck to them!
Helena Adeloju | 25 March 2013 |
tags: advertising, Facebook, pornography
I am no friend of a networking site that leaves me unprotected from offensive ads and posts.
Safety in social media comes down to lifestyles
Reynaldo Rivera | 08 January 2013 |
tags: cyber-bullying, social networking, values
The quality of family relationships is a key to safety on social networking sites, according to new research from Europe.
Leveson is all about politics
Ivor Gaber | 04 December 2012 |
Forget the arguments about the finer points of media regulation. This is all about old-fashioned hard-ball politics.
Barefoot power lights up rural Africa
Izael Pereira Da Silva and Boldewijn Sloet | 17 September 2012 |
tags: Africa, development, solar energy
Two Australian entrepreneurs are behind a company that is transforming lives at the bottom of the social pyramid.
Curiosity kills the sceptics
Karl D. Stephan | 08 August 2012 |
tags: Mars, NASA, space flight, technology
Dropping a robot vehicle on the surface of Mars was "an unprecedented feat of technology that will stand as a point of national pride far into the future," said President Obama. He's right.
This is not an article
Zac Alstin | 16 July 2012 |
tags: art, internet, philosophy
The surrealist painter Henri Magritte anticipated our immersion in the unreal world of the internet.
The joy of music
Carolyn Moynihan | 12 July 2012 |
tags: family values, music, The Piano Guys
The Piano Guys have pooled their talents to create some of the nicest music videos you will find in cyberspace.
eU: education goes online
David Glance | 02 July 2012 |
Some of America's best-known universities are trying to leverage their prestige by offering on-line course by leading academics.
What’s behind our girl-harming culture?
Dale O'Leary | 20 June 2012 |
A professional body tackles the issue of the sexualisation of girls but fails miserably to diagnose the cause.
Protecting children online
Carolyn Moynihan | 01 June 2012 |
tags: internet safety, pornography
Opt-in filtering for porn would be a great help to parents. Why should it be so difficult?
Too much information, too little thought
Carolyn Moynihan | 18 May 2012 |
tags: communications media, silence
There’s something more threatening to human communication than the digital divide.
Using time well in a networked world
Kevin de Souza | 17 May 2012 |
tags: family time, silence, social networking
While everyone may be getting a smartphone, not all are getting smarter.
Lost in Transition III: A collective challenge
Thomas Lickona | 09 February 2012 |
tags: books, emerging adults, moral relativism
Who is to blame for the moral ignorance of young adults, and what is to be done?
Will humanity perish without the internet?
Phillip Elias | 20 January 2012 |
The 24-hour shut-down of Wikipedia was a bold gesture which proved what, exactly?
Digital natives and their brave new world
Thomas C. Reeves | 10 January 2012 |
tags: Digital communications
Is the smartphone generation getting smarter, or just more superficial? The debate continues.
Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?
Joanna Bogle | 01 December 2011 |
tags: cyberbullying, internet, media ethics
In the age of the Internet there is only one way to get rid of tabloid tactics.
Big Porn Inc
Melinda Tankard Reist | 12 October 2011 |
tags: Australia, pornography, women
It is time to get real about the social poison masquerading as “adult entertainment”.
End child pornography: enforce adult porn laws
Patrick A Trueman | 12 October 2011 |
tags: child pornography, law enforcement, US
An exclusive focus on prosecuting child pornography cases ignores a well known fact about adult porn.
Heroes and hackers
David Alton | 28 September 2011 |
The phone-hacking scandal obscures the heroism journalists can display in pursuit of the truth.
Paradoxes of a wired world
Francisco J. Pérez-Latre | 23 September 2011 |
tags: communication, human dignity, technology
Will the internet make our lives easier? No so fast…
Spanish mothers, families and children’s happiness
Carolyn Moynihan | 20 September 2011 |
tags: child wellbeing, family values, materialism
A UNICEF report throws more light than it intends on problems in British family life.
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