Painful Complexity of the Phoebe Prince Suicide

By David Schoetz

Apr 7, 2010 12:01pm

After such thoughtful response to yesterday's set-up post and on Twitter, embedded below is Andrea Canning's report from last night "Bullied to Death." 

It does, I think as best as possible, look at the many sides to this tragic story and all its finger-pointing — painted on a backdrop alarmingly familiar for most. I'm from Massachusetts, and it's certainly not a story to be proud of.

For now, criminalizing bullying remains a disputed topic. In the case of the nine teens charged in connection to Phoebe Prince's suicide, the alleged bullies are now the targets of bullying — which really speaks to the problem.

 

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