Media guidelines for bullying prevention

Date: 2013
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Guidelines/Recommendations
Author:  Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention Steering Committee
Publisher:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

These guidelines for bullying prevention were developed in partnership with a wide range of behavioral health and media experts and provide recommendations for media coverage of bullying.  The guidelines are designed to provide journalists, members of the entertainment industry, bloggers, and others with the up-to-date, accurate information needed to cover and depict bullying issues in a factual and sensitive way.

Populations:  Youth
Settings:  Schools
Planning and Implementing:  News and Entertainment Media, New and Social Media, Safe/Effective Messaging