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Children Helplessly Facing the Dangers of the new Medium Called the Internet

This blog post is inappropriate for people under 99.

Yesterday, the “Boulevard Baden‘s” cover page – a gratis printed newspaper spamming the mailboxes in my city every Sunday – was showing the headline “Minderjährige beim Online-‘Strip[minor (female form, eds. note) “stripping” online]. Next to it a huge photograph of a little girl using a laptop.

Usually, such an article wouldn’t call for any comment and anyone voluntarily reading it had nobody to blame but himself. This is also true for this case. However, I read the article on my way from the mailbox to the trashcan and it combined so many stereotypes and examples of poor newspaper writing that I felt like writing a response.

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