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Katie Hafner

journalist and book author

Katie Hafner has been reporting on children and technology since the mid-90s. Now a fulltime freelancer, she was formerly with the New York Times.

Katie Hafner appears in the following:

The Crazy Epidemic of Falling

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Falling down is a leading cause of death for seniors, but a new series for The New York Times looks at how to avoid it, from painting toilet seats black to wearing the right sneakers.

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Mothers and Daughters

Friday, July 26, 2013

Katie Hafner, author of Mother, Daughter, Me: A Memoir (Random House, 2013), talks about what happened when her mother moved in with her and her teenage daughter, and takes calls from listeners who also have experience.

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Teenage Wasteland? How Teen Texting Affects Behavior

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Teenagers send thousands upon thousands of text messages each month (some as many as 24,000!). So researchers are beginning to wonder: what’s the effect of the furious finger work? Reporter Katie Hafner joins The Takeaway with answers.

For more, read Katie's piece on texting and teens in the Science Times section of today's New York Times, Texting may be taking a toll.

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