Teenage Girls Rob Man they Met on MySpace

A Jacksonville man says he was duped and robbed by two girls after attempting to meet with a woman he met on the internet. —Teenage Girls Rob Man they Met on MySpace (WOAI.com)

I’m uncomfortable with the hype that presents the internet as dangerous (as opposed to the predictablity and passivity of TV). Even this “man bites dog” story, which is newsworthy because it reverses the expected formula, still invokes and reinforces the understood worldview.