Professional sports, cyber bullies and why enough is enough.

Professional sports, cyber bullies and why enough is enough.

Bullying, in it's traditional form, has been going on since the beginning of time. That was when your bully had to face you. To say what he or she thought to your face in front of an audience and back up his attacks. Probably to physically assault you too. These days bullies can do their bullying from the comfort of their bedroom, lounge, office desk. They can do their bullying without ever having to face their victim or show their face. They can literally be nameless and faceless and they can say whatever they like. They can say things they would almost definitely never say to your face too. Sadly Cyber bullying is on the rise and  over 34 percent of students acknowledge that they have experienced cyberbullying (cyberbullying.org). This said all schools and most youth organisations have a cyber bullying policy with clear guidelines and consequences. The same, sadly, cannot be said in professional sports.  The online abuse levelled at professional sports stars,...
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