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If you missed it this past season of "GIRLS" used her murder for a backdrop of an episode where none of the main characters
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This Woman’s Murder Is The Reason You Can Call 911
A famous murderer just died in prison, but it was his victim who led to real change.
Sex, Poop and Social Media
Leading Privacy Advocate, CEO of MeWe
Many of the Yik Yaks of the world will continue to exist in the near future, but in time only as the seedy side of the Internet, the lawless part of town where law-abiding citizens with conscience choose not to frequent.
Videotaping Death and the Dying on a Dallas Freeway: The Perversion of Social Media and Smart Phones in a Voyeuristic Culture
Professor and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, ...
Today, some scholars suggest that "the Internet desensitizes us to shocking images and diminishes our empathic skills.
Monday Night Live
CNN and a number of other news sources reported on a telekinesis stunt engineered by he producers of the new version of Carrie
A Forgotten Hiccup in the Kitty Genovese Case: The Judge Speaks Out
Judge Frederic Block
In 1990, 25 years after Moseley murdered Kitty Genovese, he brought a pro se habeas corpus petition in the Brooklyn federal court seeking his freedom. I got the Moseley case.
Remembering Kitty Genovese
The Genovese story left me and many other New Yorkers with troubling questions. How would I react to a similar situation, especially one in which the actual level of danger -- to the possible victim or to myself for intervening -- were unclear?
2012 Rendez-Vous With French Cinema: A Preview
Film Critic, Programmer, and Filmmaker
If you can't take advantage of the festival's NYC-based screenings, many of these films have a good shot at being picked up for U.S. theatrical and online distribution.
Icons R Us: Me, You and Joe Paterno
President & CEO, PurpleAmerica.us
The fall of college football icon Joe Paterno continues to be America's most-watched story. Why does the chronicle of yet another fallen hero resonate with us? What does this say about the pulse of America?
David Brooks Is Wrong About the Penn State Rape
Political and Pop Culture Analyst
His main supposition is that none of us truly knows what we would do in that very same situation until we're in "McQueary's shoes," and that it's easy for us to judge and condemn others when we might actually behave in the same manner.
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'See No Evil, Hear No Evil': Joe Paterno, Kitty Genovese, and the Crime of Silence
Bennett L. Gershman
True, we don't want to create a nation of stool pigeons -- individuals casually going around making complaints to the police. At the same time, we can't allow the enforcement of law for serious crimes to rest on the idiosyncratic limitations of one's moral compass.
Why Being in a Crowd Makes Us Callous
Professor, Tufts University; Author
When we understand how crowds can make us callous, we know too much to rest comfortably in our own inaction.
What Changes Will We Make After the Giffords Shooting?
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There is change that follows most events like the assassinations in the 1960s, Watergate and 9/11. What are the appropriate changes following the shooting of a U.S. Congresswoman?
Learning from a Facebook tragedy
Irene S. Levine
Freelance Journalist & Psychologist
If a friend, acquaintance, relative or neighbor had noticed the writings on Jared Lee Loughner's MySpace page or his videos on YouTube and called them to someone's attention, might this horrible tragedy have been averted?
The Miracle of Jaycee Dugard
Author: Jimmy's Girl, The Puzzle Bark Tree, Drifting, The Wind...
Philip Garrido is guilty of an unfathomable crime, but in what appears to be a nearly idyllic California town, who else is guilty? Did people choose to look the other way?
The Murder Of Kitty Genovese
Participatory journalist, former program director and educator
If Kitty's murder has prevented Bystander Effect or Diffusion of Responsibility in those who were offended by the human failings that resulted in her death, then she was was a hero.
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