Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Gwenn’

posted by | on entertainment, parenting, tv

Sasha Emmons of Parenting.com examines the question of media violence and it’s effect of kids today.

She opens her article stating, “With every school shooting, like December’s horrific massacre in Newtown, questions about guns in media and their connection to real-life violence bubble to the surface again. After all, there have been reports that Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza was a fan of the ultra-bloody Call of Duty video game series.”

To read the full story click here.

For expert insight into this question, Sasha turned to my client, Dr. Gwenn O’Keeffe, pediatrician, parenting and digital media expert, and CEO of Pediatrics Now. Dr. Gwenn is the author of  Cybersafe: Protecting and empowering Kids in the Digital World of Texting, Gaming, and Social Media.

 

 

 

 

posted by | on social media, web

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook wants to allow kids under 13 into their social media club.  It seems that because about 7.5 million kids under 13 are already using Facebook, Mark Zuckergerg thinks it is OK to open this Pandora’s box further.

My client,  Gwenn O’Keeffe, MD,  a pediatrician CEO & Editor In Chief of Pediatrics Now speaks out against this move in her Huffington Post blog.

Author of CyberSafe: Protecting and Empowering Kids in the Digital World of Texting, Gaming, and Social Media (AAP 2010), Dr. Gwenn is one of the most highly sought after pediatric and social media experts today.