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Netflix drama '13 Reasons Why' blamed for inspiring teen girls' attempted suicide

Concerns have been raised over a popular Netflix teen drama after claims it inspired the attempted suicide of two 13-year-old girls in Austria.<p>The two girls are now recovering after teachers found them at the last minute.<p>There have been calls in Austria for 13 Reasons Why, a Netflix drama which …

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Facebook leaked documents reveal how it moderates hate speech, porn, and terrorism

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Leaked Facebook documents show how the social media company moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform, the Guardian reported, citing internal guidelines seen by the newspaper.<p>New challenges such as “revenge porn” have overwhelmed …

Censorship

Haircuts Are a Short Hand for Trauma on Television

Does TV’s favorite way to show difficult emotional situations resonate with real survivors?<p><i>This post contains</i> 13 Reasons Why <i>spoilers.</i><p>In the recent Netflix hit <i>13 Reasons Why</i>, viewers know that high schooler Hannah Baker recently died by suicide. We’re regularly reminded of the fact that she’s gone …

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The Exact Moment Brandon Flynn Realized 13 Reasons Why Was a Hit

<b>13 Reasons Why</b> has gained critical acclaim for its honest portrayal of teen suicide and depression, and the cast has certainly felt it. While several …

12 tattoos inspired by your favourite Netflix shows

<b>If there’s one thing we all like to do when we have no other plans, it’s binge on Netflix.</b><p>So much of getting better is admitting that you can't do …

Tattoos

‘13 Reasons Why’ Posts Get Extra Attention From Facebook Moderators to Prevent Suicides, Leak Shows

A massive leak of content moderation guidelines shows that Facebook is often walking a fine line between free speech and the welfare of its users. …

Depression

13 reasons why you need to watch Twin Peaks

<b>This post includes no spoilers for any season of Twin Peaks.</b><p>Those of you not up to speed with cult phenomenon that is Twin Peaks need to get a grip …

TV

13 Reasons Why Gujarat Is a Food Heaven for Every Vegetarian

Being a vegetarian can be hard. Every time we go out for dinner with friends, we are often mocked for ordering <i>ghaas-phoos</i> that isn't appetising …

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Data Reveals the Top 20 Shows in the World

Conventional wisdom would say that <i>Game of Thrones</i> is the world’s most popular show, while Netflix shows like Marvel’s <i>Iron Fist</i> or <i>13 Reasons Why</i> are …

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The 24 best Netflix original shows of all time, according to critics

Netflix has made a gargantuan amount of original shows and movies in the last few years — and will release 1,000 hours of new content just this year.<p>You'd have to spend 41 days binge-watching Netflix non-stop to see it all. So if you're like us, you're having trouble keeping track of which Netflix …

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Bullying: The forgotten lesson in 13 Reasons Why

During the final episode of Season One of the fictional and controversial Netflix series, <i>13 Reasons Why</i>, the main character, high school junior Hannah Baker, requests a meeting with school counselor, Mr. Porter. She tells him she's "lost," and "doesn't care about anything" anymore, and that she …

Opinion

13 Reasons Why parents on navigating their sensitive story

<i>13 Reasons Why</i> tells the story of Hannah Baker and why she decided to end her life. But it also captures the impact of her actions and how they affect various people in Hannah’s life — especially those who knew and loved her, like her parents. Both are mourning her loss, searching for answers when …

Mental Health

People Are Not Happy School District Pulled '13 Reasons Why' From Libraries After 7 Suicides

School districts across the country have sent parents warning letters about the graphic TV series, “13 Reasons Why.”<p>The Netflix series is based on …

Education

11 awesome tattoo ideas inspired by 13 Reasons Why

The Hannah Baker nail polish tattoo is amazing.<p>It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say <i>13 Reasons Why</i> has had an affect on our lives over the last few months. Whether that be the social conversations we're having; the attitude towards mental health; the way we feel we should treat others, or …

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13 Reasons Why: 2 Major Hints That Hannah Isn't Always Telling the Truth

Season one of <b>13 Reasons Why</b> tells the story of Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford), a 17-year-old girl who tragically dies by suicide and leaves behind …

TV

Watch the Show or Read the Book?

With so many TV and movie adaptations of books, it’s hard to know which ones to watch and which ones to read. Don’t worry: we’ve sorted it out for you.<p>It’s only May, and we’ve already been graced with a stack of television shows and movies that have all been freshly adapted from books. But as we …

Books

Oh no! Two “13 Reasons Why” stars got their Instagram accounts hacked

We hope the rest of the <i>13 Reasons Why</i> cast have changed their passwords because Ross Butler and Justin Prentice just got hacked. The two are just the …

What Psychologists Wish Parents Knew About the Hit Show “13 Reasons Why”

Based on the 2007 young adult novel by John Green, Netflix’s 13<i> Reasons Why</i> is great entertainment, according to Variety—and if the media attention …

Teens

How 'Riverdale' and '13 Reasons Why' are twinning like there's no tomorrow

Two sets of TV show writers walk into a bar. Each has a teen drama to pen, both adaptations. Over drinks, they share ideas and within a span of a few …

TV

13 Reasons Why: What Lies Beneath

Every day we lose the best and brightest of us to suicide. Yesterday was another such day. Someone important to many of us could seemingly no longer …

Mind

13 Reasons Why Will Have a Different Narrator in Season 2 — but Who?

Now that <b>13 Reasons Why</b> is officially getting a second season, we're patiently standing by waiting for hints about the next chapter in Hannah's story. …

TV

The 13 Reasons Why Cast Wants to Bring Bryce to Justice Just as Much as You Do

<b>13 Reasons Why</b> recently got renewed for season two, and the cast is just as eager to explore their characters' stories as we are. We caught up with a few of the stars at <b>Entertainment Weekly</b> and <b>People</b>'s Upfronts Celebration in NYC, and they revealed their hopes for the coming season. As the story …

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A Teen on What Adults Need to Know About Bullying

I do not say this lightly nor do I mean this in a patronizing way: the teens who have been part of our Ask-a-Teen column are so much more tuned-in to …

Parenting

‘13 Reasons Why’ actor addresses show’s controversy

“13 Reasons Why” actor Tom Everett Scott says the controversial Netflix show is actually helping some teens come forward.<p>“I think that a lot of …

Entertainment

'13 Reasons Why' Designer Reveals Detail We Missed About Liberty High

<i>13 Reasons Why</i> is one of the most popular shows of 2017. And when shows are this popular, fan theories come in large supply.<p><b>*SPOILER ALERT*</b> If you …

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The 13 Reasons Why cast's official social handles: Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter

Happy social media stalking.<p>If your obsession with 13 Reasons Why is as overpowering as ours, watching the Netflix series multiple times and reading the fan theories about Hannah Baker's story just isn't enough: you need to know what the cast do in everyday life, too.<p>Here's all the social handles …

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Katherine Langford is thrilled to bring socially conscious '13 Reasons Why' to TV — the pizookies were a bonus

What is it like to play a teenager preparing to kill herself? At just 20, Australian actress Katherine Langford flew across the Pacific to take on her first major acting job: starring as Hannah Baker in “13 Reasons Why.” The controversial Netflix drama, executive-produced by “Spotlight” director …

13 Reasons Why Not

“It would be hard for anybody who has dealt with suicide to not have a heightened awareness of things, to perhaps be a little more cautious about …

Books

In the mind of an 8-year-old: Experts say young children can understand suicide

The young brain soaks up everything around, including ideas about death and suicide, experts say. Access to the internet expands that knowledge. And …

Mental Health