Today Sean Mulveyhill became the first teen to be sentenced in connection with Phoebe Prince's suicide. He pleaded guilty to criminal harassment and received a year's probation and 100 hours of community service. He's also not allowed to have contact with Prince's family without their consent, or profit from his…
Defense lawyers now say Tyler Clementi's bullying wasn't as bad as it seemed — but the invasion of his privacy was still a standout in a year that's been rife with bullying incidents. After the jump, a timeline.
When we learned last week about Jennifer Petkov, who became instantly notorious for mocking a dying 7-year-old, we collectively recoiled. And some people did more than that. In the age of the Internet, when does the bully become victim?
The Rutgers sex-spying case is the latest in a string of tragic stories about people committing suicide after having been allegedly bullied, harassed, or violated. But can people truly be "driven" to suicide?
Bullying victim Phoebe Prince may have been a bully herself before she came to the United States — and while this in no way excuses what happened to her, it may shed some light on how schools should handle bullying.
In his first interview after his child's suicide, Phoebe Prince's dad recommended "leniency" for her alleged bullies. Should we care?
• In response to the death of 15-year-old student Phoebe Prince, the Massachusetts Legislature voted today to pass an anti-bullying law. "This is a day we can be proud we have done something positive," said Rep. John Scibak.
Nine teens have been charged with crimes ranging from harassment to statutory rape in connection with the suicide of Massachusetts highschooler Phoebe Prince. But an anti-bullying statute is still pending, and some blame Prince for her problems.
The American Music Awards were last night, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. We caught about 30 minutes of it, and that was more than enough. Once we heard Kimmel make an ill-placed joke about his 14-year old son wanting to lose his virginity, we had to change the channel. (And whatever, Pretty Woman was on TBS at the same…