Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Nickelodeon launches anti-bullying campaign

The Washington Examiner, March 28, 2011 "The popular children's television network Nickelodeon is the latest voice to raise awareness of digital bullying. Nick, the most-watched TV network among kids ages 2 to 14, will begin an on-air public service campaign Monday featuring some of its stars offering advice on what young people should do when confronted with hostile texts, emails or Facebook posts. The advice offered in one ad featuring Ashley Argota of 'True Jackson, VP' and Gage Golightly of 'The Troop': Sign off the computer; don't reply to a hostile messenger; block bullies from access; make a copy of the message to show to an adult you trust. 'It's not tattle-telling,' Golightly says. 'It's standing up for yourself.'" Read More

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