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Breaking News Handbook

The rampant misreporting that follows shootings is so predictable On the Media made up a handy Breaking News Consumer's Handbook. Below are some tips for how, "in the wake of a big, tragic story, you can sort good information from bad." They  even made a handy, printable PDF that you can tape to your television or computer monitor the next time yo [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:54+00:00December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Breaking News Handbook

Death threat charges dropped

Last week I met with Crown Attorney Eric Taylor and we went over the death threat case that was to begin today. The threats were made on my YouTube channel in August, 2013. At the time I took the threats seriously enough to contact the Halifax police and file a report. This is the threat made by YouTube user iamkarma902: If you check user iamkarma9 [...]

When no one is watching

[su_quote cite="John Wooden"]“The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.”[/su_quote] [su_quote cite="Dalhousie student mentioned in rape post"]It feels shocking to be asked to discipline my own peers. That's not my job. It's good that they're asking for our input but ... we don't know all the facts. How can we be as [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:10+00:00December 18th, 2014|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on When no one is watching

Girls Inc – Durham

[su_quote cite="Elie Wiesel"]We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.[/su_quote] Girls Inc - Durham Last week I had the pleasure to speak before an amazing group of girls at the annual Re-thinc GIRLS! Conference in Durham, Ontario. The conference "brings lea [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:11+00:00November 10th, 2014|Categories: Cyberbullying, Social Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Girls Inc – Durham

I’d like you to comment on Bill C-13

[su_quote]I'd like you to comment on Bill C-13, which is is using the pretext of cyberbullying to RAPE MILLIONS OF ORDINARY CITIZENS in this country on a scale unseen even in Stasi controlled East Germany. ~ Chris[/su_quote] 1984 Hi Chris and thanks for the question. I have no issue sharing my thoughts on Bill C-13 but I do think your analogy and [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:17+00:00June 23rd, 2014|Categories: Cyberbullying|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on I’d like you to comment on Bill C-13

Young Canadians in a Wired World – Infographic

MediaSmarts is a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization for digital and media literacy. Their vision is for children and youth to have the critical thinking skills to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens. [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:18+00:00May 14th, 2014|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Young Canadians in a Wired World – Infographic

Bill C-13

Version française ci-dessous [su_divider top="no"] May 13, 2014 The House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Ottawa, Ont., CANADA Mr. Chair, Good morning and thank you for allowing me to come here today and express my thoughts on Bill C-13. My name is Glen Canning. In April of 2013 my daughter, Rehtaeh Parsons, ended her lif [...]

Cyber-Abuse: The Virtual Violent Crime

[dropcap]C[/fusion_dropcap]yber-abusers are solely responsible and accountable for the cruel and heinous devastation they purposely inflict on the lives of their targets. The architects and operators of cyberspace, and the social network systems within it, certainly cannot be blamed for the specific actions of these online criminals. However, just [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:21+00:00January 21st, 2014|Categories: Social Media|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Cyber-Abuse: The Virtual Violent Crime

Open Letter to Facebook

Global Alliance against Minor Exploitation www.GAME4kids.org [divider] October 29, 2013 Mr. Mark Zuckerberg Ms. Sheryl Sandberg Facebook Board of Directors Dear Directors, This is going to be a long letter, but allow me to get straight to the point. Facebook policies and/or the lack of implementation thereof are a DANGER TO CHILDREN. It is as simp [...]

Project Blame

Project Blame was created to expose the victim blaming culture that permeates within law enforcement agencies. It is in the spirit of Project Unbreakable: http://projectunbreakable.tumblr.com/. We are seeking images from sexual assault victims (either showing your face or not), who reported their assaults to the police, holding a sign that states i [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:23+00:00October 26th, 2013|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |1 Comment
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