Overcoming fear & developing vigilance

A podcast about living and learning in the age of screentime. Welcome to Episode 9 of Season Two: Overcoming fear and developing vigilance.

This episode is part of a research project from the Screentime Research Group.

Big questions: Where is my child developing, at an early age, fear of certain places on the Internet?  Is this a good thing?

What we’re reading:

Dealing with fear and media

Building healthy relationships with media: A parent’s guide to media literacy

‘Juvenoia,’ Part 1: Why Internet fear is overrated

About “momo” and dealing with viral media scares

National Online Safety Tik Tok Online Safety Guide

TikTok Is A Pedophile Magnet And UnSafe For Kids, Warns Cyber Security

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The Technopanic Podcast is a podcast about living and learning in an age of screentime.

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About the author

Ian O'Byrne

Dr. W. Ian O’Byrne is a educator, researcher, & speaker. His work centers on teaching, learning, and technology. He investigates the literacy practices of individuals as they read, write, and communicate in online & hybrid spaces.

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