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Sue Scheff has been featured on many media outlets including radio, television and in print for her advocacy work in parenting and cyber-safety and online reputation. Recently on CBS This Morning, she discussed the importance of your offline behavior and the consequences it can have with the majority of people armed with smartphones today.


Sue Scheff talks with Mel Robbins


IN THE NEWS: Over 500 newspapers have featured Sue Scheff and her victories in the legal arena with child advocacy, Internet defamation and invasion of privacy, including a 4-Part LA Times Series, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, AARP, and many more.  Here are snippets of Scheff’s quotes in major media outlets:


  • Wall Street Journal “Until you go through a vengeful attack on your good name, service or business, you have no idea what a Google bomb can do to you.”
  • AARP“Limit the amount of information you provide on the Internet,” she now advises others. “The Internet is not only an educational tool, it can be a lethal weapon,”
  • Washington Post“if you don’t own your own name, someone else will.”
  • LA Times -“The malicious stroke of a key has become the equivalent of a cyberbullet.”
  • Family Circle“Use extreme caution…Whatever you say in the kitchen goes into your kid’s ears and can come out on the computer screen – and go viral!”
  • LA Times – We need very real repercussions for violating a reporter’s privacy in a motel room with a peep camera for mass voyeuristic consumption.”


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Some articles featuring Sue Scheff:


To Shame or Not Shame: 2/18/19 Newsday

Inside online shaming and the ‘viral infamy’ that follows: 7/7/18 ABC News by Kaelyn Forde

The Debate: Should Parents Post About Their Kid’s College Acceptances on Social Media: 3/15/18 College Covered

We Live in a ‘Shame Nation: 6/29/18 Florida Times Union by Matt Soegel

After Larry Nassar: The Rise of Parent Shaming: 2/1/18 OpEd by Sue Scheff

Crisis Prevention Institute Podcast: The New Normal, Online Shaming: 12/13/17 with Terry Vittone and Sue Scheff

Social Media Shaming is Good (in Moderation): 12/4/17 by Kara Alaimo, Bloomberg

Monica Lewinsky – a person, not a scandal: 12/4/17 Orlando Sentinel

Mom Shaming Is Always a Problem: 11/22/17 by Melissa Fenton, Scary Mommy

How we should really celebrate National Unfriend Day: 11/17/17 by Kara Alaimo, CNN

Cyber Law and Business Report with Bennet Kelley: 11/1/17 Podcast with Sue Scheff  

The Thought Hackers Podcast: 11/1/17 Podcast with Sue Scheff

9 New Must-Read Parenting Books: 10/27/17 Make It Better by Shannan Younger

After Weinstein, Let’s Not Forget About Online Sexual Harassment: 10/26/17 by Kelly Wallace, CNN

Protect Your Online Reputation from Attacks and Scams: 10/25/17 The Big Impact Podcast with Sue Scheff

Protect Your Online Reputation: 10/24/17 The Big Impact Podcast with Bill Hobson Sue Scheff

8 Ways Shaming Is Toxic to Moms and Kids: 10/18/17 by Dr. Michele Borba

How to Talk to Kids about Preventing and Overcoming Online Shaming: 10/17/17 Dr. Robyn Silverman with Sue Scheff

Shame Nation: Choose To Be Part of the Solution: 10/16/17 Pediatric Safety

Helping Kids Navigate A Virtual World Where Cyberbullying is Common: 10/13/17 USNews by Katie Hurley

Mitch Jackson Podcast: 10/11/17 with Sue Scheff

Monica Lewinsky Debuts Her New Cyberbullying Video: 10/9/17 People Magazine

Teens Charged with Cyberbullying: 10/6/17 Sue Scheff on NBC with Liz McLaughlin

A Cautionary Tale About High School Sexting: 10/6/17 Boston Globe Magazine

Avoiding Your 15 Minutes of Fame: 10/6/17 Boston Globe Magazine

Executive’s disastrous Facebook post on Vegas shooting: 10/3/16 Kara Alaimo, CNN

16 of The Best NonFiction Books Coming in October 2017: 10/1/17 Bustle

Parenting In the Age of Online Shaming: 9/28/17 Sue Scheff, Washington Post

Study: Tech Miscommunication May Erode Employee Engagement: 9/25/17 Aliah Wright, SHRM

How Sexy Is Too Sexy for Moms on Social Media? 9/20/17 by Randi Mazzelli, Parent Map

SHAME NATION makes their first national debut in CNN on 6/1/16: Gorilla Tradegy: Why are we so quick to blame the parents? by Kelly Wallace, CNN

Would Trump’s tweet’s get him suspended if he were in school today? 7/1/17 by Kelly Wallace, Fox13

Why Was Otto Warmbier, a Victim of a Brutal Regime, Subjected to Social Media Shaming? 6/30/17 by Stephanie Cohen, Acculturated

Alleged Bully Charged with Teen’s Suicide 2/17/17 by Danielle DeCourcey,

5 Examples of Adult Bullying and What To Do About It  10/27/16 by Emily Zak,

The Internet’s Shameful Role in Propagating Body Shaming  9/21/16 by Quinten Plummer, Tech News World

What to Tell Kids When Adults Behave Terribly Only 8/22/16 by Diana Graber, Huffington Post

‘SNL’ star Leslie Jones personal site offline after hacking 8/25/16 by Derrick Lang

Having High School BFFs Lowers Depression, Anxiety in High School 8/22/17 by Amy Capetta, Yahoo

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