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CNN Evening News for Saturday, Oct 21, 2006
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(Studio: Carol Lin) The posting on the MySpace social networking Website of hundreds of convicted sex offenders and the questioning of a teen for jokingly posting a death threat against President Bush noted.

(Boston: Dan Lothian) Efforts to educate parents of the Internet risks for kids examined. [Internet instructor Katie LeCLERC†, computer forensic analyst Eric WALTON†- comment on their roles in informing parents.] [Massachusetts attorney general Tom REILLY†- comments on the Massachusetts parental education program.] [Parent Maryanne ELLIS†- reacts to what she was shown.]

(Studio: Carol Lin) Live interview held with “MySpace Unraveled” author Larry Magid† about teens & social networking sites; Internet photos of teen girls shown. [MAGID – explains why kids post provocative pictures and the risks; offers tips for parents to talk to their teens; notes the difference between chat rooms & MySpace.]

Lin, Carol;
Lothian, Dan

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