February 7, 2017

Mother Jones: Whatever Happened to Melania Trump's Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign?

No one in the anti-cyberbullying world has heard from her.

On November 3, Melania Trump gave a rare speech on the campaign trail for her husband, Donald. At the end of the speech, she made an announcement: If her husband were elected, she would focus on combating cyberbullying from the White House. "We have to find a better way to talk to each other, to disagree with each other, to respect each other," she said. "We must find better ways to honor and support the basic goodness of our children, especially in social media. It will be one of the main focuses of my work if I'm privileged enough to become your first lady."...

...But even Rice Hughes seems to be getting stiffed. When I contacted her last month, a spokeswoman wouldn't say whether Rice Hughes had been approach by the Trumps or the administration, only that "she stands ready to help." And so far, Melania Trump has sent no signals—to the public or the anti-bullying community—that she is serious about the pre-election promise she made.

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