Media Coverage of Stop It Now!

Mentions of Stop It Now! in the News

For media inquiries contact Deborah Donovan Rice, Executive Director, at 413.587.3500 x1.


  • "Child Porn Charges: Advice for Parents," Interview with Fox 25 TV News Boston (September 17, 2012)
  • "Confusion and Fear Contribute to Lack of Sexual Abuse Reports," Bangor Daily News (August 17, 2012)
  • "Sports groups take steps to protect youth," The Gazette, (August 9, 2012)
  • "Penn State trustees revealed to have awarded $5.5 million to Joe Paterno," (July 14, 2012)
  • "NCAA looking for answers from Penn St," Yahoo! Sports/AP (July 12, 2012)
  • "NCAA wants to hear from Penn State now that scandal report is out," Washington Post/AP (July 12, 2012)
  • "NCAA Awaits Penn State Answers On Jerry Sandusky Scandal After Freeh Report," Huffington Post/AP (July 12, 2012)
  • "Sandusky Cover-Up? Why People Look the Other Way in Child Sex Abuse?" Live Science (July 12, 2012)
  • "Parents: Be vigilant for signs of child sexual abuse," Omaha World Herald (July 2, 2012)
  • "Key benefit from grim Sandusky sex abuse case: Awareness," (lists Warning Signs) DesMoines Register (June 26, 2012)
  • "Protecting children from sexual predators," by Rebecca Hagelin, Opinion in The Washington Times (June 17, 2012)
  • "Abuse victims elsewhere riveted by Sandusky trial," Associated Press (June 15, 2012)
  • "Child Advocates Give Thumbs Down to New Adam Sandler Movie," by Jim McKay in Huffington Post - The Blog (June 11, 2012)
  • "In Wake of Sandusky Scandal, Questions about Effectiveness of Laws Requiring Abuse Reporting," Chicago Tribune (AP) (June 9, 2012)
  • "Top 5 Tips for Media Covering Sandusky Trial," The Ms. Foundation (press release) via PRNewswire (June 7, 2012)
  • "Alliance Seeks to Make Child Sexual Abuse Prevention a National Priority; New Federal Policies Needed," Digital Journal via Yahoo! News (June 5, 2012)
  • "Broken Trust, Shattered Lives," SportingKids (March, 2012)
  • "Family Child Sexual Abuse: Silence Can't be an Option," Philadelphia Inquirer (March 15, 2012)
  • "Investigators: Sex Offender Survey," Fox 9 News Minnesota (February 28, 2012)
  • Comment in "Quandary Considered: A Child's Disturbing Games," Motherlode: Adventures in Parenting, New York Times (February 27, 2012)
  •  Interview with Stop It Now! Program Director, Montana Public Radio, (January 31, 2012)
  • "Conference at UM aims to empower all to prevent child sexual abuse," Missoulian (January 28, 2012)
  • "Experts explain how to protect children from sex predators," KPAX TV (January 27, 2012)
  • "Sexual abuse: don't avoid the subject," Central Penn Parent (January 2012)


  • "Child Abuse Prevention," Sports News Politics Radio (minute 59:53) (December 23, 2011)
  • "Despite scandal, US makes headway vs. sex abuse," Associated Press in Huffington Post (November 17, 2011)
  • "Be diligent when entrusting your children to others," The Herald-Times (Bloomington IN) (December 11, 2011)
  • "Stopping Child Abuse," Radio Bilingüe (December 7, 2011)

Penn State- Sandusky Case

  • "Battling child abuse," The Columbia Chronicle (November 28, 2011)
  • "Roundup of sex-abuse allegations" CNN (November 18, 2011)
  • "Penn State case brings new victims forward," CBS News (November 18, 2011)
  • "Ponying Up: the truth about child sex offenders," Rate My Horse Pro (November 18, 2011)
  • "Child-protection laws under scrutiny in wake of scandals," CNN (November 18, 2011)
  • Interview of Deborah Donovan Rice, Executive Director, CNN Newsroom (November 18, 2011)
  • Interview of Sarita Hudson, Director of Public Engagement, CNN Español (November 17, 2011)
  • "Despite scandal, US makes headway vs. sex abuse," Associated Press on (November 16, 2011)
  • "Resources exist for victims," Centre Daily Times (State College, PA) (November 16, 2011)
  • Interview of Yvonne Cournoyer, Program Director on KARE TV (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN) (minute 14:00) (November 15, 2011)
  • "Misconceptions make sex abuse offenders difficult to detect," USA Today  (November 15, 2011)
  • "When abusers are 'like us,' how can they be stopped?" MSNBC (November 11, 2011)
  • "Warning signs of sexual abuse often overlooked," CNN (November 11, 2011)
  • "Penn State sex abuse scandal - a conversation," KARE-11 TV Minneapolis (November 10, 2011)
  • "Penn State sex scandal raises questions about NJ law," New Jersey 101.5 (November 10, 2011)
  • "Penn State scandal sparks discussion about signs of child sex abuse," USA Today (November 10, 2011)
  • "Penn State abuse scandal and what parents can do," Washington Post (November 7, 2011)


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