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Media Coverage and Other Mentions of Youth, Pornography, and the Internet



7 December 2002:

  • Internet Safety, a letter to the editor from committee chair Dick Thornburgh [New York Times]

4 November 2002:

  • KidFu's rules focus on children's safety: Web sites, filters, awareness grow [Chicago Tribune/NY Times]

31 October 2002:

  • Making the Web Child-Safe [NY Times]

29 October 2002:

  • FBI expert: Parents are first defense against 'Net porn [Muskegon Chronicle]

17 September 2002:

  • Study Director Dr. Herb Lin was interviewed on "Viewpoints" of WTKF/WJNC

30 August 2002:

  • The Net's underbelly [Net Family News]

August 2002:

  • When Children Surf: Shield Your Kids From Internet Nasties [Smart Computing]

2 July 2002:

  • E-Business: Making the Internet Safer for Children [Birmingham Post]

1 July 2002:

  • Parenting in Cyberspace [The Weekly Standard]

20 June 2002:

  • The Tricky Task of Shelving the Web [NY Times]

18 June 2002:

  • Web Porn Ruling Filters Down: Role of Censor Shifted From Libraries to Parents [Washington Post]

11 June 2002:

  • Education and Enforcement Are the Best Paths to Online Safety [Center for Democracy & Technology Policy Post, Vol. 8, No. 14]

June 2002:

  • Cited in the June 2002 issue of Safer Internet: Newsletter for Awareness Raisers in the EU Safer Internet programme

31 May 2002:

  • Cited in the ruling of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on the civil case of American Library Association v. U.S.

23 May 2002:

  • The Naked Untruth [AlterNet]

22 May 2002:

  • Request for Comment on the Effectiveness of Internet Protection Measures and Safety Policies [National Telecommunications and Information Administration ]

21 May 2002:

  • House drafts kid-safe Web domain [Gannett / Detroit News; article fragment available]

20 May 2002:

  • First Amendment Issues Come to the Fore [Publishers Weekly]

19 May 2002:

  • Dot-coms leery of kid-friendly domain change [AP / South Florida Sun-Sentinel]

15 May 2002:

  • Analyzing the Supreme Court's Opinion on the Child Online Protection Act [GigaLaw.com/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/Newsbytes]

14 May 2002:

  • Porn filters not enough: report [The Australian; not freely available]

13 May 2002:

  • Education and User Control, Not Legislation, Key to Protecting Kids Online [Center for Democracy & Technology Policy Post, Vol. 8, No. 11]

11-12 May 2002:

  • Creating Children's Zone Online Easier Said Than Done [AP / Fox News Channel]
  • If they build domain, will kids come? [AP / CNN]

10 May 2002:

  • Committee member Robin Raskin appeared on The O'Reilly Factor [Fox News Channel; no transcript freely available]

     
  • Committee member Sandra Calvert appeared on Future Tense [Minnesota Public Radio]; Listen to the program [RealPlayer required]

9 May 2002:

  • Tangled Web for kids: Parental involvement is the key to safe surfing [USA Today]; Alternate link

7 May 2002:

  • The Internet Coach Hails NRC Report on "Youth, Pornography, And The Internet": National Research Council Findings Confirm Coach's Safety Message [APTE Inc. / Discovery Channel]

6 May 2002:

  • Report: Filters alone won't protect kids online [eSchoolNews]

     
  • NRC Report Tackles Internet Content [Communications Today; not available online]

4 May 2002:

  • Mentioned on NEXT@CNN: Transcript (search for 'filters')

     
  • Broadband pioneer survives At Home's demise (profile of committee member Milo Medin) [Mercury News]

3 May 2002:

  • No Easy Fixes Are Seen to Curb Sex-Site Access [New York Times]
  • No Easy Fixes Are Seen to Curb Sex-Site Access [New York Times / Yahoo]

     
  • Adult role called key to barring Web porn from kids [AP / Miami Herald]
  • Laws not answer to Net porn, panel says; Protect kids with education and supervision [AP / Toronto Star]
  • Parents can steer kids away, Web porn panel says [AP / Memphis Commercial Appeal]
  • Easy answers elude panel in children-Internet porn dispute [AP / The Advocate (Baton Rouge); not online]

     
  • Major report on Net porn & children [Net Family News]

     
  • Filters not enough [Washington Times]

     
  • Washington Roundup (search for 'internet') [Grand Forks Herald]

     
  • Warning kids of menace [MX (Asia/Pacific news sources); not online]

     
  • Child Online Pornography: Holistic Solution Said To Be Needed [Washington Internet Daily; not online]

2 May 2002:

  • The original NAS press release: No Single Solution for Protecting Kids From Internet Pornography
  • NAS Web Extra: Internet Pornography: Are Children at Risk?
  • Opening Statement by committee chair Dick Thornburgh
  • Listen to the webcast of the Public Briefing [RealPlayer required]

     
  • No Quick Fix to Fighting Pornography on the Internet, Report Says [New York Times; registration required]
  • No Quick Fix to Fighting Pornography on the Internet, Report Says [New York Times / Yahoo] (earlier version: 8:56am)
  • No single answer to protecting children from Internet porn, report says [New York Times / Naples Daily News (FL)]

     
  • Laws, Internet Filters Not Enough to Protect Kids Online [Washington Post]
  • Laws, Net Filters Not Enough To Protect Kids Online - Report [Washtech / NewsBytes]

     
  • Education Key To Keeping Kids Away From Net Porn - Report [Washington Post]
  • Education Can Keep Kids From Net Porn - Report [Washtech / NewsBytes]

     
  • Report: No one fix for Net porn and kids [CNN]

     
  • Protecting Kids From Porn [TechTV]

     
  • No Easy Answer -- Study: Technology Alone Won't Block Online Porn From Kids [ABC]
  • No Easy Answer -- Study: Technology Alone Won't Block Online Porn From Kids [ABC / TechTV]

     
  • Protecting Kids From Internet Porn [CBS]

     
  • Study: No One Method Shields Children from Internet Porn [All Things Considered/National Public Radio]; Listen to the report [RealPlayer required]

     
  • Porn Panel Plays It Safe [Wired News]

     
  • Thornburgh Study: No Single Easy Solution to Kids, Porn, and Net [Adult Video News Online]

     
  • Study: Teach kids about Web dangers [CNET]
  • Study: Filters can't stop child Web porn (sic) [ZDNet News]
  • Study: Filters can't stop child Web porn (sic) [ZDNet / Yahoo]

     
  • Linked from Declan McCullagh's Politech list

     
  • Teach Kids to Rise Above Internet Porn, Report Says [Reuters / Yahoo] (earlier versions: 7:13am; 7:04am)
  • Teach Kids to Rise Above Internet Porn, Report Says [Reuters]
  • Teach kids to rise above Internet porn [Reuters / CNET] (earlier version: 4:00am)
  • Teach children to rise above Internet porn [Reuters / Independent Online]
  • Report: Teach Children to Avoid Internet Porn [Reuters / Yahoo]
  • Report: Teach Children to Rise Above Internet Porn [Reuters]
  • Report: Teach Children to Rise Above Internet Porn [Reuters / Miami Herald]
  • Report: Teach Children to Rise Above Internet Porn [Reuters / ABC]
  • Education is key to child safety online [Reuters / ZDNet UK]

     
  • Study Released on Internet Porn [AP / Yahoo] (earlier versions: 11:52am; 7:02am)
  • Study Released on Internet Porn [AP / WTOP]
  • Study Released on Internet Porn [AP / LA Times]
  • Study Released on Internet Porn [AP / SiliconValley.com]
  • Many steps needed to protect kids from Internet porn, study says [AP / Nando Times]
  • Study: Laws won't protect kids from Net porn [AP / USA Today]
  • No easy solutions for shielding kids [AP / MSNBC]
  • Protecting children from Internet porn: study finds no easy answer [AP / Philly.com]
  • Protecting children from Internet porn: study finds no easy answer [AP / Boston Globe]
  • Protecting children from Internet porn: study finds no easy answer [AP / Mercury News]
  • Protecting children from Internet porn: study finds no easy answer [AP / New Jersey Online]
  • Study Probes Kids' Web Porn Access [AP / Miami Herald]
  • Study Probes Kids' Web Porn Access [AP / Macon Telegraph]
  • Study Probes Kids' Web Porn Access [AP / Chicago Tribune]
  • Study Probes Kids' Web Porn Access [AP / New York Times]
  • Study Probes Kids' Web Porn Access [AP / Columbus Ledger-Enquirer]
  • Study: No easy way to protect children from Net porn [AP / The Hollywood Reporter]

     
  • Safe Surfing Strategies [The Oregonian; not online]

     
  • Net Porn is Intractable Problem, Report Finds [The Oregonian; not online]

     
  • Report: Net content filters not enough [United Press International; not online]