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July 2011

07/28/11

Good Fun, Animal Abuse or Child Abuse?

Mutton Busting has come out of the shadows to become big-time competition for tiny tots.

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Journalism? Where's Your Mother?

07/14/11

Journalism? Where's Your Mother?

I can’t keep quiet about this Rupert Murdoch thing. Surely you’ve heard about the News Of The World fiasco that caused it to be shut down after 168 years. That little thing about hacking into the cell phones of celebrities, murder victims and, oh, yes, a child? That was the last straw. The newspaper was accused of deleting messages left on the phone of 13-year-old Milly Dowler, thus interfering with her murder case. Her family thought she might still be alive because her messages were being removed.   Of course, no one has ever accused this money-making machine of sensational stories to be anything more than tabloid journalism at its best (or worst?), but the pressure to come up with ever more scandalous headlines led them to step too deeply into the muck this time....

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Betty Casey started editing TulsaKids when her youngest child was 3 years old. That daughter is now a freshman in college. Her son is 24 and her middle daughter is 21. TulsaKids and her children literally grew up together (and she lived to tell about it)! Betty's blog ranges from commenting on current parenting issues and upcoming articles to personal reflections about being the mom of three children, who are now wonderful young adults.

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