Academic Book Reviews

Barak, Gregg. (2015). Critical Criminology 23(3), 379-381.

Bedor, Emma. (2015). Feminist Media Studies 15(6), 1065-1066.

Budd, Kristen. (2015)Criminal Justice Review (41), 245-246.

(2016). European Journal of Communication, 31(3), 367-368.

Kiuchi, Y. (2015). Choice, American Library Association, 53(2), 1050.

Krebbekx, W. (2017). Sexualities, 20(1-2), 140-142.

Patrick, Stephanie. (2015). Journal of Communication 65(6), E4–E6.

Roberts, C. (2016). Journal of popular culture, 49(6), 1405-1407.

Ross, Catherine J. (2016). “Taming the Wild West: Online Excesses, Reactions and Overreactions.” Tulsa Law Review 51(2), 267-280.

Sekarasih, L. (2016). Mobile Media & Communication, 4(3), 425-426.

Tsaliki, Lisa. (2016). Information, Communication & Society, 19(12), 1-5.

Shade, Leslie Regan. (2016). New Media & Society 18 (4), 686-688.

Extended Interviews

Baroud, Jamilee. (2019, Nov 16). “Let’s talk about sexting, law, and education.In a Click [Podcast]

Foster, Jillian. (2019, Apr 8). Radicals & Revolutionaries Lab. [Podcast]

Hiland, Emma Bedor. (2017, May 1). “Books Aren’t Dead – Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy and Consent.Fembot [Podcast].

Dashevsky, Evan. (2017, Apr 6). “It’s Time We All Grew Up About Sexting.” PC Mag [Video interview, podcast, and article].

Bright, Susie. (2016, Apr 8). “In Bed with Susie Bright 699: Sexting Panic!In Bed with Susie Bright [Podcast].

Chavez, Karma. (2015, Jun 10). “Tenure & Sexting.” A Public Affair [WORT public radio].

Bader, Eleanor. (2015, May 22). “Is the ‘Panic’ Over Sexting Really Warranted?Reality Check.

Berlatsky, Noah. (2015, May). “The Misguided War on Sexting: America is taking a punitive approach to teens who send each other explicit messages—and it’s backfiring.” Reason.

Hart, Robbyn. (2015, Mar 22). Front Range Focus. KOA. [radio interview]

Mirk, Sarah. (2015, Mar 5). “The future of sexting.” Bitch.

Where There is Harm in Teenage Sexting, Hasinoff’s New Book Takes a Deeper Look” (2015, Feb 25). Pinnacle.

Roberts, Michael. (2015, Feb 13). “Teen sexting laws: Author sees their roots in slut shaming.” Westword. [Print and online]

Vine, Scott. (2015, Feb 4). “Stop blaming the girls: New book on sexting tries to move the conversation to consent and privacy.” Information Overlord.


Najmabadi, Shannon (2022, Dec 8). “Colorado has no mandatory training on how to investigate school sexting. Educators face prison time if they do it wrong.” Colorado Sun.

Ankel, Sophie (2021, Apr 11). “Matt Gaetz thought he could ‘do what he wanted’ with women’s nudes, a colleague said. That’s not how it works.” Business Insider.

Greig, James (2021, Feb 23). “Porn Piracy and Doxing: The Dark Side of Gay Online

Youn, Soo (2020, Dec 11). “Former Rep. Katie Hill won a restraining order against her ex-husband. Her story sheds light on digital image abuse.” The Lily, Washington Post.

Blum, Sam (2020, Mar 14). “Before you share your password with your partner, here’s what the (very cautious) experts sayInverse.

Gleave, Josie (2020, Mar 11) “Teen Sexting is Not the Same as Child Pornography.” Restless Magazine.

Jeltsen, Melissa (2019, Sep 5). “When Teens Are Treated Like Child Pornographers For Sexting.” Huffington Post.

Paul, Deanna (2019, Jun 27). “A teen traded naked selfies with girls his age. A court is making him register as a sex offender.” Washington Post.

Cook, Kari (2019, Mar 25). “Sexting: How to educate your teens as co-parents.” Civil Communicator blog.

(2019, Mar 22). “Finding Love Online with Amy Adele HasinoffRecharge [podcast].

Zalaznick, Matt (2019, Mar 6). “How schools can get a handle on sexting.” District Administration.

Anderssen, Erin (2018, Sep 1). “Sex and the smartphone: Can we talk about what your teenager is up to?The Globe and Mail.

Cornwell, Paige (2018, Jul 18). “‘Sixteen Candles’ and ‘Law & Order: SVU’: What the stories on our screens teach us about sex and consent.Seattle Times.

Crea, Jackie (2018, Jul 12). “Should parents allow privacy for their kids or monitor their activity online and elsewhere?Denver7 [TV News].

Ley, David (2018, Jul 5). “We Can’t Stop Teens From Sexting.” Psychology Today.

Rosengren, John (2017, Sep 29). “Sext edMinnesota Monthly.

Green, Matthew (2017, Sep 21). “Should Sexting Under Age Be Considered A Crime? (with Lesson Plan)The Lowdown: Connecting newsroom to classroom. KQED News.

Jenkins, Austin (2017, Sep 14). “Teen Who Took X-Rated Selfie And Texted Photo, Guilty Of Child Porn In Washington” NW News Network.

Burke, Shelia. (2017, May 3). “Tennessee lawmakers pass bill lessening sexting punishment.Associated Press.

Roberts, Michael. (2017, Apr 4). “Teen Sexting Bill About Punishing Abusers, Not VictimsWestword.

Blanco, José Manuel. (2017, Mar 24). “Lecciones de ‘sexting’ para precavidos con la mayor experta en la [Spain]

Sweeney, Tanya. (2017, Feb 8). “Safe sexting in age of ‘revenge porn'” Irish Independent.

“Crowd source this!” [Sexting question]. Glamour, December 2016: p. 172.

Khan, Dilkush. (2016, Nov 9). “CU Personality: Amy Hasinoff.CU Sentry.

Glazer, Sarah. (2016, Oct 21). “Pornography: Does it pose a public health crisis?” CQ Researcher 26 (37): pp. 865-888.

Ao, Bethany. (2016, Sep 3). “To monitor or not? Smartphone safety for kids is a big concern for parents.” Denver Post.

Schimke, Ann. (2016, Aug 24). “How should schools handle sexting? Not like they are now, Denver professor says.Chalkbeat.

Healey, Kevin. (2016, Jun 3). “Is Your Child a Smartphone Basket Case? (Hint: Probably not).Huffington Post.

Arsenault, Angela. (2016, May 12). “Teens, Sex, and Social Media: How Technology Can Help.”

Green, Doug. (2016, May 11). Review of Sexting Panic.

Brash, Sam. (2016, May 9). “So Your Kid’s Been Caught Sexting. Now What?Colorado Matters. Colorado Public Radio.

Arsenault, Angela. (2016, May 9). “4 Behaviors to Model That Make the World Better for Your Daughter.”

Past, Evelin & Ann-Kathrin Hermes. (2016, Apr 29). “Warum “Sexting” uns alle betrifft.Wirtschafts Blatt [Newspaper, Austria].

Schnurmacher, Tommy. (2016, Apr 20). The Tommy Schnurmacher Show. [Radio, CJAD 800 Montreal].

Smerconish, Michael. (2016, Apr 6). The Michael Smerconish Program. [SiriusXM radio].

The Denver Post Editorial Board. (2016, Apr 5). “Colorado teen sexting bill gives DAs proper tools.” Denver Post.

Webster, Emma Sarran. (2016, Apr 5). “Why These Proposed Sexting Laws for Teens Are Totally Missing the Point.” Teen

Sullum, Jacob . (2016, Apr 4). “When Sex Is Not a Crime, Why Should Sexting Be?.” blog.

Dickson, EJ. (2016, Apr 4). “This Colorado Sexting Law Gets One Major Thing Wrong When It Comes to Teens and Sex.”

Kazdin, Cole. (2016, Apr 1). “Are Teenagers Who Sext Producers of Child Porn? New Law Could Decide.” Broadly.

Wheldon, Owen. (2016, Mar 31). “Proposed sexting law is facing pushback in CO.” Digital Journal.

CBS This Morning. (2016, Mar 31). “Colorado teen sexting bill faces pushback.” [Broadcast TV].

Sullum, Jacob . (2016, Mar 30). “Colorado Sexting Reforms Could Yield More Criminal Charges Against Teenagers.” blog.

Paul, Jesse. (2016, Mar 30). “What’s behind the pushback against Colorado’s teen sexting bill.Denver Post.

Gross, Gil. (2016, Mar 21). Gil Gross. Talk 910am [Radio, iHeartMedia, San Francisco].

Wyatt, Kristen. (2016, Mar 17). “Teen Sexting Prompts Efforts to Update Child-Porn Laws” Associated Press. (Reprinted in: ABC News, Colorado Springs Gazette, Aurora Sentinel, etc.)

van der Heyden, Todd. (2016, Mar 5). Viewpoints. [Radio, CJAD 800 in Montreal, CJBK in London, CKTB in Saint Catharines-Niagara Falls and CFAX in Victoria].

Mason, Kara. (2016, Feb 6). “Legislative Session: Lawmakers look to create sexting law.” Daily Record.

Paul, Jesse. (2015, Dec 14). “Chaffee County sheriff investigating 3 Buena Vista High sexting cases.Denver Post.

Denvir, Daniel. (2015, Nov 23). “‘The children are having sex!’: The sexting scandal in Colorado that highlights America’s dangerous sex-ed shortcomings.”

Smerconish, Michael. (2015, Nov 15). “The Pulse: Dear kids: If you must sext …Philadelphia Inquirer.

van der Heyden, Todd. (2015, Nov 14). Viewpoints. [Radio, CJAD 800 in Montreal, CJBK in London, CKTB in Saint Catharines-Niagara Falls and CFAX in Victoria].

Magid, Larry. (2015, Nov 13). “Panic Over Teen Sexting Is Overblown.” Forbes.

Mendoza, Jessica. (2015, Nov 13). “Sexting scandals: how to protect kids from risky behavior – and legal fallout.” Christian Science Monitor.

Paul, Jesse. (2015, Nov 12). “Cañon City adults worry about punishment in teen sexting scandal.” Denver Post.

Adelmann, Bob. (2015, Nov 11) “Colorado Sexting Scandal Is One of Many; and a Reason to Exit Public Schools.” The New American.

Warner, Ryan. (2015, Nov 11). “‘Sexting Panic’ Author Offers Caution, Advice After Canon City Headlines.” Colorado Matters. [NPR].

Kelly & Kafer. (2015, Nov 10). KNUS Denver. [Radio].

Smerconish, Michael. (2015, Nov 10). The Michael Smerconish Program. [SiriusXM radio].

Redd, Nancy. (2015, Nov 9). “The Complications Of Colorado’s Teen Sext Scandal.” HuffPost Live TV.

Bret Burkhart and Nikki Medoro. (2015, Nov 9). KGO [Radio]. San Fransisco.

Brianna Keilar. (2015, Nov 9). CNN Newsroom.

Ley, David. (2015, Nov 8). “Stop Criminalizing Teens for Sexting.” Psychology Today.

Cloos, Kassondra & Julie Turkewitz. (2015, Nov 7). “Hundreds of Nude Photos Jolt Colorado School.” New York Times: A1.

Roberts, Michael. (2015, Nov 5). “Sexting Scandal Involving High School Footballers Leads to Game Cancellation.” Westword.

Williams, Shannon. (2015, Oct 28). “Consent: The rules around sexting.” Net Guide.

Adams, Rebecca. (2015, Oct 27). “What Sexting Can Teach Us About Consent.Huffington Post.

Proctor, Jason. (2015, Sep 11). “‘Sexting panic’: Why the law struggles to keep up with reality.” CBC News.

Davidson, Jordan. (2015, Jul 22). “8 Weird Things That Happen When You Send A Text.Prevention. [Reprinted in Huffington Post, Aug 1 2015.]

Velez, Mandy, (2015, Jul 1). “A Friend Called And Said “I Just Saw Pictures Of You Naked.Refinery29.

Brown, Elizabeth Nolan. (2015, May 28). “20 Jersey Shore Students Charged in Sexting Investigation: Invasion of privacy charges could lead to juvenile lockup or state prison for Cape May teens.” Hit & Run Blog:

Fenner, Justin. (May 13, 2015) “6 Ways to Practice Safe Sexting.” [Reprinted in GQ India, Jul 28, 2015.]

Levinson, Alana. (2015, Apr 30). “Girl, Send Me a Frext: How female friends have turned sexting into an act of bonding and empowerment.” Matter.

Pelley, Lauren. (2015, Apr 18). “Waterloo region kids involved in child porn investigation.” The Toronto Star. [reprinted in The Hamilton Spectator]

Zepps, Josh. (2015, Apr 6). “Columbia Journalism Review Rips Rolling Stone.” HuffPost Live. [live internet TV].

Berlatsky, Noah. (2015, Mar 29). “It’s Time To Change How We Look At The Teen Brain.” Ravishly.

Mirk, Sarah. (2015, Mar 13). “The future of privacy.” Popaganda. [podcast]

Williams, Emily. (2015, Feb 12). “Is there harm in sexting? In new book, CU Denver researcher says image distribution poses greatest danger.” CU Connections.

Davis, Mallory (2015, Feb 9). “Tips on how to talk to teens about sexting,” KUSA 9News Colorado.

Hines, John. (2014, Nov 19). The John Hines ShowWCCO CBS Radio.

O’Neill, Jennifer. (2014, Nov 7). “Sexting Isn’t All Bad, Expert Argues.” Yahoo Parenting.

Daly, Nora. (2014, Nov 6). “Twitter chat: Should teen sexting be a felony?” PBS News Hour Chats.

Rosin, Hanna. (2014, Nov). “Why kids sext.” The Atlantic.

Schneider, Craig. (2014, Jul 13). “Toddler’s death puts sexting in the spotlight Dad’s alleged sending of photo scrutinized. Experts warn of risks, but some say practice ‘completely normal.'” Atlanta Journal-Constitution. [paywall]

Dotinga, Randy. (2014, Jun 30). “In middle school, sexting linked to riskier behavior.” CBS News. [reprinted on, the Detroit Free Press, and elsewhere]

Yuhnke, Kirk. (2014, April 2) “WhatsApp and other mobile messaging apps parents should know about.” FOX31 News. [TV broadcast

Couto, Matthew and Alyssa McMurtry. (2014, Jan 31). “Teens who sext can be considered child pornographers.” Capital News Online.

Lalonde, Michelle. (2013, Nov 22). “Child porn: Does supply feed demand?” Montreal Gazette.

Seidman, Karen. (2013, Nov 14). Should teen “sexting” be subject to criminal laws? Montreal Gazette.

Favreau, Alyssa. (2013). Rise of the CreepsThis Magazine

Bell, Danielle. (2012, Sep 25). Live: Carleton panel discusses teen ‘sexting’. Ottawa Sun.

Bell, Danielle. (2012, Sep 25). Girls more often victimized by sexting, experts say Carleton University panel looks at reducing abusive forms of social media. Ottawa Sun.

Smith, Kristen. (2010, June 5). Teens fight for their right to sext. National PostToronto, Canada.

Lam, Emily. (2010, May 29). Interview with Amy Hasinoff. Experience Congress. [video clip]

Carlson, Kathryn B. (2009, May 28). Sexting like ‘spin the bottle online,’ prof argues. National Post, Toronto, Canada. [text]

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