Megan Meier http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Tina Meier Reflects On Seventh Anniversary Of Daughter's Suicide, Cyberbullying Prevention Efforts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/tina-meier-reflects-seventh-anniversary-daughters-suicide-cyberbullying-prevention-efforts <p>Today marks the seventh anniversary of the death of 13-year-old Megan Meier, a St. Charles County girl who killed herself after being the victim of online bullying.</p><p>This month, cyberbullying is again in the news for a tragic reason. A 12-year-old girl from Florida, Rebecca Sedwick, committed suicide in response to cruel messages she received on her phone.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:38:04 +0000 Camille Phillips 30744 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Tina Meier Reflects On Seventh Anniversary Of Daughter's Suicide, Cyberbullying Prevention Efforts Mo. court strikes down part of 2008 harassment law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-court-strikes-down-part-2008-harassment-law <p>The Missouri Supreme Court has struck&nbsp;down part of a state harassment law enacted after the suicide of a&nbsp;St. Charles County teenager who was teased over the Internet.</p><p>The high court on Tuesday invalidated a 2008 state law defining harassment to cover anyone who &quot;knowingly makes repeated unwanted&nbsp;communication to another person.&quot;</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 19:44:16 +0000 The Associated Press 3805 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. court strikes down part of 2008 harassment law