Steubenville Rape Case: Blaming the Victim

Rape shield laws are meant to protect victims. Image by Pink Sherbert Photography.

Media coverage of the Steubenville rape case showcases a disturbing societal trend: Blaming the victim and excusing powerful or popular criminals.

Privacy: How Much Do We Really Want or Care About Private Information?

Women are more likely to have private Facebook pages.  Image by Ray_from_LA

The recent uproar over Randi Zuckerberg’s private family photo-gone-public has reignited discussions of Facebook privacy. Why do we care so much?