Should McCann Twitter abuser have been doorstepped on TV? for @ConversationUK

A recent piece, published for The Conversation UK, under Creative Commons licence (republished on Durham University): Should McCann Twitter abuser have been doorstepped on TV? By Bex Lewis, Durham University Brenda Leyland, a 63-year old woman from Leicestershire who had been accused of publishing a stream of internet abuse about the family of missing child Madeleine McCann, has been found dead in a hotel room. Her death raises important questions about the wrongs and rights…

In the light of the Twitter Trolling Verdict #DigitalParenting

With all the news stories about Twitter trolls being sentenced, with theĀ Evening Standard reporting that the defendant's lawyer said: She is a victim of that, if nothing else - a victim of a lack of understanding of what this new technology can do and how powerful it is. John Carr, an advisor to the UK government and the UN on child online safety, highlights that the internet is part of everyday life and parents should…