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Alcohol promotions are targeting children

It seems that for many young people a good night out on the town now a days consists of a cocktail of too much alcohol, added to a dash of caffeinated energy drink and mixed  with some kind of violent altercation. More than 3,500 Australians are hospitalised each year with brain injuries caused by assaults, [...]

Impacts of media violence: jury no longer out | Melinda Tankard Reist

FOR a long time it was said the ‘‘jury was out’’ on the impact of media violence. Not any more. A special commission set up by the International Society for Research on Aggression comprising 12 international authors and endorsed by 250 of the world’s leading researchers has concluded that exposure to a range of violent [...]

Readers getting younger: is Girlfriend moving in on Dolly?

Girl Mag Watch October 2012 Reading the October issue (yes, I know, just scraping this review in in time) of Girlfriend, I found myself checking the front cover to make sure I’d picked up Girlfriend and not Dolly. I’m wondering if perhaps Girlfriend is moving in on Dolly’s readership. And, if so, could this see [...]

Age Specific Tips for Online Safety

Here is a great Canadian website that features age specific tips and advice that parents or professionals can use to guide their supervision of young people online..... Cybertip.ca - Age Specific Tips. Seats are going fast at our inaugural "Kids in Cyberspace" seminar, Friday, March 16, 2012. We have all the leading experts in one [...]

By |2012-08-17T17:08:12+10:00February 15th, 2012|Categories: Cybersafety|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments