In the Headlines: Cyberbullying: A Deadly Trend, 1st Edition

  • Published By: New York Times Educational Pub
  • ISBN-10: 1642821071
  • ISBN-13: 9781642821079
  • DDC: 302.343028
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 224 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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As social media and other internet platforms develop and connect users in increasingly unique ways, the opportunities for cyberbullying to occur on those platforms develop as well. The demographics for cyberbullying are diverse too, including everyone from young teens to celebrities who are more used to public scrutiny. In this collection of articles, readers will discover how news coverage of cyberbullying has evolved, and how law enforcement, app developers, and even advertisers are involved in combatting this serious and sometimes deadly trend. Media literacy terms and questions will enhance readers' connection to the text.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Digital Schoolyard.
1: More Teens Victimized by Cyber-Bullies.
2: When the Bullies Turned Faceless.
3: Survey Exposes Prevalence of Online Harassment.
4: Defining Bullying Down.
5: In the Fight Against Bullying, a Glimmer of Hope.
High-Profile Cases.
6: Bieber Fights Cyberbullies, but It Wasn’t His Idea.
7: Curt Schilling Off Little League Broadcasts After ‘Unacceptable’ Tweet.
8: Ex-Dolphin Jonathan Martin Is Detained After Social Media Post Shuts School.
9: Hackers Publish Nude Pictures on Leslie Jones’s Website.
10: Harassed Online, She Remains Determined to Enlist in the Marines.
11: How Do You Stop Bullying? Advertisers Try to Help.
12: Monica Lewinsky Is Back, but This Time It’s on Her Terms.
13: Monica Lewinsky Breaks Her Public Silence With a TED Talk.
14: The Ornithologist the Internet Called a Murderer.
15: The Rise of the Internet Fan Bully.
Technology Evolves.
16: Can Bots Fight Bullying?.
17: A Founder of Secret, the Anonymous Social App, Is Shutting It Down.
18: Secret’s Doomed Script.
19: Who Spewed That Abuse? Anonymous Yik Yak App Isn’t Telling.
20: Spying on College Life, via Yik Yak.
21: In Rise of Yik Yak App, Protests and Ethics Collide.
22: The Rise and Fall of Yik Yak, the Anonymous Messaging App.
23: Name-Calling in the Virtual Playground.
24: An App Combats Bullying, One Anonymous Compliment at a Time.
25: Found on Facebook: Empathy.
26: Instagram Unveils a Bully Filter.
27: Girl’s Suicide Points to Rise in Apps Used by Cyberbullies.
28: Meet Facebook’s Mr. Nice.
Parenting and Education.
29: Letting Your Kids Play in the Social Media Sandbox.
30: When Your Child Is the Cyberbully.
31: As Bullies Go Digital, Parents Play Catch-Up.
32: A Curriculum to Strengthen Students Against Cyberbullying.
33: Online Bullies Pull Schools Into the Fray.
34: Warily, Schools Watch Students on the Internet.
35: Questions for School on Bullying and a Suicide.
36: Melania Trump Wants to End Online Bullying. Her Husband Doesn’t Help.
37: Melania Trump Rolls Out ‘Be Best,’ a Children’s Agenda With a Focus on Social Media.
Cyberbullying and the Law.
38: Charges Dropped in Cyberbullying Death, but Sheriff Isn’t Backing Down.
39: Private Moment Made Public, Then a Fatal Jump.
40: Christie Signs Tougher Law on Bullying in Schools.
41: Jury Finds Spying in Rutgers Dorm Was a Hate Crime.
42: Rutgers Webcam-Spying Defendant Is Sentenced to 30-Day Jail Term.
43: When Neighbors Tangle Online.
Media Literacy Terms.
Media Literacy Questions.