Category Archives: Pornography

[Slide] 2018-10-29 Cybertraps for Parents & Kids

Cybersafety for Parents & Kids [Lecture]

2018-10-29 Cybersafety for Parents & Kids from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered to parents and children in Haines, AK on October 29, 2018. If you are interested in scheduling a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information regarding my rates and availability.

[Slide] 2018-10-29 Cybertraps for Educators 2.0

Cybertraps for Educators 2.0 [Lecture]

2018-10-29 Cybertraps for Educators 2.0 from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered to the educators, staff, and administrators of the Haines School District, Haines, AK, on October 29, 2018. If you are interested in scheduling a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information regarding my rates and…

[Slide] 2018-10-29 Cybertraps for 7th & 8th Graders

Cybertraps for 7th & 8th Graders [Lecture]

2018-10-29 Cybertraps for 7th & 8th Graders from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered the 7th and 8th grades of the Haines School District, Haines, AK on October 29, 2018. If you are interested in scheduling a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information regarding my rates…

Five Things Senator Ted Cruz and His Staff Can Teach Your Kids

Is it just me or has the news cycle accelerated to the point of near-incomprehensability? Events which once would have been a topic of conversation for a week (if not longer) are now rapidly buried under an uending onslaught of newly-shocking developments. While that is challenge for anyone who writes a blog (or frankly, for…

[Podcast] The Communications Decency Act, Backpage, and Sex Trafficking: Should Congress Take Action?

[Update: 2017-07-12] As expected, last night’s discussion was lively. While there were considerable areas of agreement (beginning with the moral imperative to combat child sex trafficking), there were also some provocative debates about the role of major tech companies, the boundaries of speech, and the best options for moving forward. Kudos to host Cheri Roberts…

“The Nineties” on CNN Launches with “The One About TV”

Last night, CNN aired the first episode of its new documentary series, “The Nineties,” which focused on the changes that occurred in television during that decade. Among the major themes: development and then abandonment of shows aimed at an African-American audience, fragmentation of the television audience, increased vulgarity and nudity, a growing acceptance of gay…

"Your Honor, This Woman Gave Birth to a Naked Child!" Robert Minor, Cartoon of Anthony Comstock (1915)

Trumpism is the New Comstockery [Guest Post]

By Dr. Amy Werbel Author of the forthcoming book Lust on Trial: American Art, Law, and Culture During the Reign of Anthony Comstock [Columbia University Press, 2018] A new word has entered common parlance and it bodes well for the future of democracy: Trumpism. The tendency of Donald Trump to run his campaign and his…

“The Nineties” — CNN Announces July 9, 2017 for Documentary Premiere

Earlier this year, I traveled to Los Angeles to sit down for a two-hour interview with Herzog & Company, the production company working with actor Tom Hanks and Playtone on a new documentary called “The Nineties.” It is the latest installment in a series that has so far covered the 60s, the 70s, and the…

Cultivating a Culture of Cybersafety [Lecture]

2017-05-02 Cultivating a Culture of Cybersafety from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES on May 2, 2017. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information regarding my rates and availability.

Art & Ethics: Censorship [Lecture]

2017-04-27 Art & Ethics: Censorship from Frederick Lane A presentation delivered to the Art & Ethics class at Fordham University on April 27, 2017. If you are interested in discussing a presentation or professional development program for your organization on this topic, please contact me for information regarding my rates and availability.