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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 30, 2005
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Studio: Trish Regan) Parental concerns about text messaging by teenagers examined; scenes shown from North Brunswick, New Jersey. [Text messengers Drew SHANNON‡, Mariana TOLEDO†- explain texting.] [Anthropologist Robbie BLINKOFF†- talks about sensory overloads & teens as a sub-culture.] [Linguist Geoffrey NUNBERG†- says kids are actually doing more writing than before.] [Child psychologist Lawrence BALTER†, Drew's MOTHER - assess texting.]

Roberts, John;
Regan, Trish

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