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Monday March 18, 2019 | 6 ways parents and schools can tackle the spike in teen suicide
That said, some experiences should raise a red flag. Bullying, for example, is strongly linked to suicidal thoughts and attempts, says Sameer Hinduja, co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center ... (read more...)
Wednesday March 06, 2019 | The issue is not the Momo Challenge
According to a recent paper by US academics Sameer Hinduja and Justin Patchin, about one in five American middle and high school students reported being subjected to serious degrees of cyberbullying. (read more...)
Tuesday March 05, 2019 | The real threat to your children isn't Momo
According to a recent paper by U.S. academics Sameer Hinduja and Justin Patchin, about one in five American middle and high school students reported being subjected to serious degrees of cyberbullying ... (read more...)
Tuesday February 19, 2019 | Stateside: New cyberbulling law; kids not getting mental health help; what “business-friendly” means
Will Michigan’s new cyberbullying law make kids safer? Not necessarily, says expert. Listen Listening... Stateside’s conversation with Sameer Hinduja Exhibit explores how the Cold War and youth ... (read more...)
Tuesday December 18, 2018 | Human rights group decries Twitter for its capacity to oppress women
Dr. Sameer Hinduja, Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center and Professor of Criminology at Florida Atlantic University, told Salon via email being protected from cyberbullying is a ... (read more...)

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School Leadership Briefing – December 1, 2014

According to research conducted by Justin Patchin, one in four students in the U.S. has experienced cyberbullying. Patchin is a professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is also the co-author of the book Bullying Beyond the Schoolyard: Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying and…

The Kathleen Dunn Show (Wisconsin Public Radio) – January 15, 2014

Kathleen speaks with a UW Eau Claire professor who has written a new book to empower tweens and teens to combat cyberbullying. He hopes it will make schools safer and let kids take the matter into their hands instead of leaving it to us adults. Host(s): Kathleen Dunn Guest(s): Justin Patchin Producer(s): KP Whaley January…

Google Hangout with CNN iReport – October 30, 2013

Dr. Patchin discusses bullying and cyberbullying with Susan and Morgan Guess (parent and 10-year-old child), Venise Grossmann (high school teacher), and Stephen Kramer Glickman (Comedian and former victim of bullying). The discussion was moderated by Jamie Gumbrecht from CNN Schools of Thought (@CNNSchools).

Google Hangout with PopSugar Moms – October 24, 2013

Dr. Patchin discusses cyberbullying in a Google Hangout sponsored by PopSugar Moms. Also included on the panel was Caroline Knorr (Common Sense Media), Scott Steinberg (speaker and author), and Amit Routh (The Trevor Project). The discussion was moderated by Lisa Horten (PopSugar Moms).

NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook – October 18, 2013

Dr. Patchin joins Tom Ashbrook for a discussion of the Rebecca Sedwick suicide and resulting felony charges leveled against two of those who allegedly bullied her. Also featured in the program are Jerriann Sullivan (Orlando Sentinel), Sheriff Grady Judd (Polk County, FL sheriff), and Sue Shellenbarger (The Wall Street Journal). October 18, 2013 Click here…

NPR’s All Things Considered – September 30, 2010

NPR’s Melissa Block talks to Justin Patchin, associate professor of criminal justice at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and co-director of the Cyberbullying Research Center, about the increase in cyberbullying, and what’s being done to combat it. Click here to listen