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Topic - Dana Edell
In sentencing two high school football players to juvenile jail terms for raping a drunken girl, Judge Thomas Lipps issued a cautionary note to children and parents, urging them to reconsider "how you record things on the social media so prevalent today."
Days after a campaign led by a 14-year-old girl secured a promise from Seventeen magazine not to alter body shapes in photographs, more teens protested against Teen Vogue on Wednesday with "Keep it Real" signs and a makeshift red carpet.
"You were your own accuser," she said, "through the social media that you chose to publish your criminal conduct on."
Edell argues that what happened in Steubenville occurs every weekend at booze-fueled parties across the country.