WHERE TO WATCH
With Cyberbullying on the Rise, Girls Are Facing the Brunt of It
July 29, 2019
A new survey has found that middle and high school-aged girls are significantly more impacted by cyberbullying than their male counterparts. Psychotherapist Rachel Wright joined Cheddar to discuss.
Alaska Airlines Strikes Sustainable Fuel Deal for Eco-Friendly Flying
Aug 1, 2017
Are Teens Snapping and Gramming Their Way to Being Hacked?
Gary Davis, Chief Consumer Security Evangelist at McAfee, discusses the cyber security risks and the rise of cyberbullying teenagers face in a landscape that is so heavily based in technology. Davis notes that preventing cyberbullying is a shared effort between parents, students, and schools, but that it must start with education so that students know the risks of their online behavior. When it comes to how teens can protect themselves from various cybert threats, anti-malware software is a must. And when are teens more likely to disconnect? Apparently, only when they're on vacation.
Feb 20, 2019
Teacher Chops Own Locks to Empower Bullied Female Student with Short Hair
When elementary school teacher Shannon Grimm noticed that her students were bullying a classmate, she didn't resort to discipline ー she opted for empowerment. Five-year-old Priscilla was being mercilessly teased for a short haircut, so Grimm chopped her own waist-long locks in solidarity. According to Grimm, her own son Lucas immediately told her "she looked like a boy" once he saw the cut. And that, she told Cheddar News, is precisely why she made the radical decision ー to show her students that boys and girls come in all shapes and sizes (and haircuts).
Jul 31, 2020
3 Charged in Massive Twitter Hack, Bitcoin Scam
Authorities say British man, a Florida man and a Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin.