Children, Stop That Reading

Children, Stop That Reading

Children, Stop That Reading

Previously published Slate articles made new.
May 4 1999 3:30 AM

Children, Stop That Reading

In the wake of Littleton, newspapers are saying that some concerned parents have taken away their kids' computers. Time has even devoted its latest cover to the topic of "Growing Up Online." Is the Internet really so dangerous for kids? Two years ago, Nell Minow reviewed computer software that purports to make the online world safe for youngsters.