Should My Space and Other Social Networking Websites Be Banned?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737740585
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 5/30/2008
  • Series: At Issue Series: Mass Media
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: Library Edition
  • Pages: 80
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction     7
MySpace and Other Social Networking Web Sites Should Be Banned   Michael G. Fitzpatrick     10
MySpace and Other Social Networking Web Sites Should Not Be Banned   Bart Stupak$dAmerican Library Association     16
MySpace Should Be Used as a Teaching Tool and Not Be Banned   Christopher Harris     22
MySpace and Other Social Networking Web Sites Are Dangerous for Children   Domenick Maglio     26
Social Networking Plays an Important Role in Young People's Lives   Gary Stager     30
Sexual Predators Use MySpace and Other Networking Sites to Find Victims   John Carlin     35
Social Networking Web Sites May Be Used to Distribute Child Pornography$dInformation Week     41
MySpace Takes Measures to Safeguard Minors   Julia Angwin   Brain Steinberg     46
Schools Should Punish Students for Misuse of Social Networking Web Sites$dDuff, White & Turner, LLC     51
Punishing Students for Their Activities on Web Sites Is Inappropriate   Maggie Thompson     56
Social Networking Web Sites Are Beneficial to Children and Teens   Jan Farrington     60
The Military Has Legitimate Reasons to Ban Social Networking Web Sites   Erika Morphy     66
The Military Ban onSocial Networking Web Sites Lowers Morale   Todd Garvin     71
Social Networking Web Sites Benefit the Political Process   Christian Science Monitor     74
Social Networking Web Sites Draw Young People to Politics   Alexandra Marks     77
Social Networking Web Sites Encourage Philanthropy   Christian Science Monitor     82
Employers Are Monitoring Social Networking Sites   Lindsay Edelstein     85
Mobile Social Networking Software Has Pros and Cons   Gloria Goodale     91
Organizations to Contact     96
Bibliography     99
Index     101
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