Posts Tagged ‘cellphones’

Feelings of helplessness fueling conspiracy theories in NZ

Monday, May 25th, 2020
conspiracy theories

Cell phone towers across New Zealand are being set on fire, and authorities believe the attacks are linked to the increasing proliferation of conspiracy theories connecting 5G networks to the coronavirus pandemic. David Farrier joined anti-5G Facebook groups after receiving online abuse for appearing in a pro-5G commercial. He told The Project that memberships in Read more

Sacred Heart College lets students use cellphones only at lunchtime

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

A new rule at a Lower Hutt school means teenage girls are allowed to check their phones only at lunchtime. Sacred Heart College has introduced a rule that means cellphones are not to be used during school except in the lunch break, or if the phone is being used as a learning tool in class. In Read more

Coping with cyber-bullying

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

What can be more painful to a parent than losing a child to suicide? The problem of cyberbullying was brought to national attention several years ago by the passing of 13-year-old Megan Meier, who committed suicide subsequent to cyberbullying by Lori Drew, the mother of another girl. Despite years of public campaigns and passage of Read more