BEYOND THE HEADLINES
July 11, 2010
Teen Digital Abuse
Hosted by ABC7's Cheryl Jennings
Today's show is about a rising form of digital abuse, called "sexting."
A recent report, released jointly by Associated Press and MTV suggests that more than a quarter of teens and young adults admit to sharing sexually explicit photos, videos and conversations on their cell phones and online. According to the study:
Officer Frances Williams
San Francisco Police Department
Dr. Michael Grogan
Director, Jeannette Prandi Children's Center
Student Actress, "Irreversible Consequences"
Marin County District Attorney
Consumer Adviser, safetyweb.com
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