FOSI News 2011

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29 December 2011

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Editorial: Teens and civility on social media sites

The Dallas Morning News uses FOSI/Pew Research survey to take a look at teens and cyber-relationships. Read the full article.


21-23 December, 2011

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Tech Savvy Mama

A Parent's Role in Teaching Online Safety

Blogger Leticia Barr has completed a 3 day series on mobile and internet safety based on responses from Stephen Balkam:

Tips for Modeling Digital Citizenship from FOSI CEO, Stephen Balkam

Limiting Screentime & Safe Gaming Over Winter Break - Tips from FOSI CEO, Stephen Balkam

Right Age for Cell Phone? FOSI CEO Stephen Balkam shares factors to consider


14 December 2011

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All Things Considered
National Public Radio

Who's Opposed To .XXX Domain Names? Not Exactly Who You'd Think

FOSI's CEO, Stephen Balkam, is interviewed for a story regarding the newly released .XXX domain. Read and/or hear the full article.


9 November, 2011

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Primera Dama participa en conversatorio sobre Internet Sano

Coverage from the office of First Lady Dra. Margarita Cedeno de Fernandez of the Dominican Republic for her participation in the 2011 Annual Conference. Read the full article here.


9 November, 2011

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Tech Savvy Mama

A Parent's Role in Teaching Online Safety

Blogger and Annual Conference panelist Leticia Barr discusses the responsibility of teaching online safety. Read the full article here.


9 November, 2011

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The Washington Post

Social media, teens, parents and whether to 'friend'

A Washington Post interview referencing the Pew Internet research. Read the full article here.


9 November, 2011

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Ars Technica

Teens on Facebook: mostly kind, but cruelty is still a problem

Ars Technia uses the new Pew study to examine the behavior of teens online. Read the full article here.


9 November, 2011

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The Huffington Post

The Good, the Bad and the (Not So) Ugly of Teen Social Networking

Stephen Balkam's exploration of Pew Internet's most recent study. Read the full article in the Huffington Post, here.


9 November, 2011

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The Hill

Study: Teen say peers mostly kind on social-media sites

The Hill explores information provided by Pew Internet's release of a new study in partnership with FOSI. Read the full article here.


12 October, 2011

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The Huffington Post

The Price of Advice

A response to the New York Times' piece, "Why Facebook is After Your Kids." Read Stephen's full answer in the Huffington Post, here.


5 October, 2011

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The Washington Post

The case for spying on your kids

A Washington Post interview with Stephen Balkam regarding teen privacy. Read the full article here.


5 October, 2011

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Reuters

Lawmakers, advocates split over teen Net privacy

A report following the recent hearing on the proposed changes to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. Read the full article here.


4 October, 2011

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The Hill

Energy and Commerce subpanel to review children's privacy law

An announcement in The Hill's technology blog of October 5th's hearing, with testimony to be given by Stephen Balkam. Read the full article here.


28 September, 2011

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Education.com

OMG, Teens and Their Phones

A recent article from Education.com featuring commentary from Stephen Balkam. Read the full article here.


14 September, 2011

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CBS San Francisco

Tech Report: Parents Getting a Better Handle on Kids Online Use

A report from CBS San Francisco report in reply to our "Who Needs Parental Controls?" survey. Read the full article here.


14 September, 2011

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The Huffington Post

Survey: Parents Mostly Savvy on Kids Internet Use

A report from Larry Magid in response to the launch of FOSI's research survey, "Who Needs Parental Controls?" Read Larry's full article in the Huffington post here, or as reported by Mercury News.


26 August, 2011

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The Huffington Post

Be Afraid of Facebook, Be Very Afraid

A response to the findings of a national survey by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse. Read Stephen Balkam's full article in the Huffington Post.


24 August, 2011

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The Daily Telegraph

Facebook simplifies privacy controls, with counsel from FOSI. Read the full story here.


23 August, 2011

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Parenting

Back-to-School Internet Tips for Parents

Jeana Lee Tahnk chats with Stephen Balkam about Internet safety tips for kids returning to school. Read the full article here.


19 July, 2011

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The Washington Post

Is your child safe online? Sexting, cyber-bullying and more.

A Washington Post Q&A with Stephen Balkam. Read the full article here.


28 March, 2011

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The Huffington Post

Trust, but Verify

A review of the pre-screened motion picture, Trust. Read Stephen Balkam's full article in the Huffington Post.


11 March, 2011

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The Huffington Post

The President Uses His Bully Pulpit

A discussion on the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention. Read Stephen Balkam's full article in the Huffington Post.


07 March, 2011

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The Washington Post

A week without texts or tweets will do kids good

A great piece by Margeurite Kelly, with a FOSI shout-out. Read the full article here.


March, 2011

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Reader's Digest

Take Control of Family Tech Time

An exploration in balancing technology at home. Read the full article here.


09 February, 2011

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The Guardian

GRID: the new home for web safety online

A very complimentary review of GRID from Jemima Kiss. Read the full article here.


08 February, 2011

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Parenting

Today is Safer Internet Day

Parenting's Jeana Lee Tahnk talks with Stephen Balkam on Safer Internet Day. Read the full article here.


07 January, 2011

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The Huffington Post

The Boob Tube vs. YouTube

Television, media and family time. Read Stephen Balkam's full article in The Huffington Post.

 

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