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Thoughts On Setting Social Media Boundaries

By Noah Boonov Like many young people, I have had my fair share of embarrassing photos posted online by a parent or family member. I begged and pleaded with my parents to remove certain photos, but despite my best efforts they remain public. Not too long ago, I was hit with a reverse scenario. I […]

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Another argument for the need to do more…

by Fiona Joy Green and Jaqueline McLeod Rogers Maria Ressa, Filipino journalist and Nobel Prize laurete, argues we can all intervene in the moment and demand participation and truth. She describes the current culture as driven by social media lies and without recourse to truth or ethical corrections. Oddly, there is an element of optimism […]

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A scan of parenting tech blog posts

by Fiona Joy Green and Jaqueline McLeod Rogers Scanning parenting tech blog posts….what came up first? So many monitized blogs promoting new products made it into top 10 lists directing readers to online blogs about parenting and technology. When we visited some of these sites, we were awed by the time and money devoted to […]

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Online vs In-person School: Reflections from a Pandemic Graduate

by Toni De Guzman Two years ago, we experienced a major shift from attending school in person to trying to graduate online. I was in my last years of high school, hoping to graduate in the summer of 2021.  The pandemic worsened, and reality sunk in; will I still be able to see my friends […]

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The Future of this Blog…

by Jaqueline McLeod Rogers and Fiona Joy Green With changing knowledge circulation, we need to think about new next steps for reaching out to readers and online users to flag our book, Parenting/Internet/Kids: Domesticating Technologies. Working with social media platforms to drive traffic to a site is labour intensive. What we want to do is […]

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Parenting/Internet/Kids Hybrid Book Launch

Join us for hybrid Book Launch: Friday, Oct 7, 2022. 2:00-3:00 pm CT In person: University of Winnipeg 2M70 or Online: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81653924307 2:00 Welcome, Fiona Joy Green and Jaqueline McLeod Rogers 2:10 Andrea O’Reilly, Demeter Press 2:15 Robyn Flisfeder and Matthew Flisfeder, “Bionic Parenting: On the Enabling Possibilities and Practices for Parenting with Digital New Media” […]

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News Flash

by Jaqueline McLeod and Fiona Joy Green We recently witnessed, full on, in media reports the wonder and the horror of shrinking space and time. In Canada all September long weekend, the media was saturated with stories of the mass murder tragedy in rural Saskatchewan. First we heard about the multiple victims and then about […]

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Now Available: Parenting/Internet/Kids: Domesticating Technologies

Our co-edited collection, focusing on families and homes, takes up the longstanding question of whether technologies help or harm us—are they opening possibilities or taking away initiatives and agency? Are they delivering us to utopian shores or pulling us into chaos and dystopia?  This question has a long history. It was contentious in the USA […]

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Our real world and the worlds of technologies

by Jaqueline McLeod and Fiona Joy Green Canadians have an iconic figure of accomplished prose writing and scientific investigation in URSULA FRANKLIN, and it was wonderful to see her work foregrounded and polished in a recent collection, What Would Ursula Franklin Say? [Reprising The Real World of Technology]. Franklin was properly suspicious of technology as […]

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Detransition, Baby – 3 Voices

by Jaqueline McLeod Rogers, Fiona Joy Green, and Dallas Cant Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters was published early in 2021. It has been nominated for an array of literary awards and held a position on the bestseller list. Peters has written several earlier novels and holds both MA and MFA.  When I received Detransition, Baby […]