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Alison Lo

Summer Intern, Family Online Safety Institute

Alison is a rising junior at the University of Michigan and will receive a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. On campus she is the President of She’s the First, a female-education fundraising club, and is on the committee for Leading Women of Tomorrow, an initiative to encourage greater female participation in public service. She is interested in pursuing work in the non-profit field post-undergrad and is considering attending law school afterwards. 

Recently written by Alison


The Art of the News Article

How do you know what kind of content to share online? If you read and post a lot of news stories, it’s important to make sure that the online news sources you use can be analyzed for credibility and reliability.


Reading the News

Historically, news providers and publications have been trusted with vigorously editing and fact-checking their own content to ensure that the information provided was accurate. With the advent of technology has come a wealth of information that resulted in the creation of many more sources for the news, much of which is generated by individuals.

Considerations Before Location-Sharing with Your Teenager

Now more than ever, the vast majority of teenagers have access to or own a smartphone. With that comes the instinct for many parents to want to track their teenager’s smartphone.