- 30 Apr 08
Modern media, and especially the Internet, has given free reign to a whole new brand of intimidation, lying, vilification and abuse. Nor is cyberbullying confined to kids - it's just as ubiquitous among adults.
One felt a certain amusement on hearing that almost 50% of Irish children had encountered some form of bullying. Hot news, eh? No different from the rest of us you might say. And you’d be right. As I’ve said before, viciousness and bile and anger are dominant characteristics of Irish society in the noughties. Welcome to the club, kids…