Ciarán Cannon believes that social media does not need to be subjected to any more regulation than is already in place and has hit out at some who do not understand or fear sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Some fear social media because they misunderstand it or fear power being transferred from the few to the many but it needs no more or no less regulation than our existing methods, argues junior minister Ciarán Cannon.
ONE OF AMERICA’S biggest child beauty pageant organisers is set to spend €20,000 staging their first-ever Irish contest in September.
The Herald reports today that beauty bosses said it will be open to “babies, toddlers and teens” and will also include a heat with kids in swimwear.
Some parents believe that contests celebrates their children’s beauty, helps them learn about camaraderie and boosts their self-confidence. While others think that beauty pageants send out the wrong kind of message to children and that the costumes and make-up involved sexualises kids.
So, today we would like to know: Would you enter your child in a beauty pageant?
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