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Internet Not the Child-Devouring Swamp Many Adults Fear

Submitted by Leo Klein on Sun, 6/28/09 (2:04pm)
Pub Date: 
11/20/2008
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A three-year research project, headed by Mimi Ito, involving 28 researchers and 800 subjects, and sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation, finds that the stereotypical idea of the Internet as a soul-devouring, anti-social wasteland for our kids is just plain wrong. If you suspected otherwise, now you know you were right.