Breaking Bad News To Kids: How Media Has Tweaked The Process

Jun 18, 2013
Originally published on June 18, 2013 11:05 am

Parents have always had to break hard news to kids, from family hardships to national tragedies. Now there are more ways for children to learn about news faster — through 24 hour news and social media. So, what's changed in how parents broach these subjects? How can media help, or hurt?