Tag Archives: The Internet

The Revolution Will Be Televised

Exam-week insanity=no time for a real post, but the crazy upheavals and uprisings going on at my school while I’m sequestered here in my room with my head in the books is a little hard to ignore. Essentially, as I … Continue reading

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Quick Follow Up

Jezebel has a really thoughtful, interesting write-up of the teen’s webcam suicide I wrote about yesterday (“Virtual In-Vanity“). The Jezebel piece focuses more on the the mentality of the online audience, but also touches on some of the themes of … Continue reading

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Virtual In-Vanity

This heartbreaking and very disturbing story on CNN about a Florida teenager who committed suicide on his live webcam while viewers egged him on and chatted back and forth about whether he would succeed got me thinking about the ways … Continue reading

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