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Online Tragedy / Cyberbullying / A Discussion (Part I) #878446

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 2007
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Report introduced.

(O'Fallon, Missouri: Gary Tuchman) The case of a troubled girl, Megan Meier, and what happened to on her online Myspace chat site, presented; details given about what happened and on the lack of legal consequences. [Parents Tina and Ron MEIER†- talk about their daughter being bullied and how distraught she became over the online exchange and hanged herself; comments on hunting for the "boy" who communicated with Megan.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live discussion held with Dr. Drew Pinsky and CNN's Jeff Toobin about Megan's story. [TOOBIN - explains why this {baited suicide} was not a crime.] [PINSKY - comments.]

O'Brien, Soledad;
Tuchman, Gary

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