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posted 02/01/2021
Why are students turning to social media to report sexual harm rather than parents or school administrators?

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posted 02/01/21

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“I think the main word that comes to mind is betrayal,” one student journalist said. “I trusted him and believed in him deeply.”
Reporting on sexual harassment and assault allegations at a Bay-area high school tested a reporter's understanding around when to grant anonymity, and power and control in storytelling.
This story by Holly McDede, a 2021 Impact Fellow, is part of a larger project seeking to gather data and understand how often harassment and assault are reported in Californian high schools. ...