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Only Certain Young Victims Matter
- Mike Males, Feb 11, 2014
Americans fixate on the 5% of killings that involve youthful gunmen and/or mass shooters and ignore the other 95%. Unfortunately, we largely dismiss the 99% of rapes that do not involve young perpetrators and social media.
CNN, “Experts” Reiterate the Press’s Ethic: It’s OK to Lie about Kids
- Mike A. Males, Jan 23, 2014
Why do the media erroneously create and publicize misperceptions about the moral development of teens, rather than correct them?
Using Community-Based Alternatives to Best Address Status Offenses
- Brian Goldstein, Dec 17, 2013
What is the best way to address the challenges of youth who break curfew, skip school, or runaway from home? Local justice leaders and policymakers would be wise to support cost-effective and successful alternatives to confinement.
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