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Press & Media
Kristian, B. (2018, December 20). Elf on the Shelf Conditions kids to accept the surveillance state. The Week.
Boland, S. (2015, December 23). What is Elf on the Shelf? New Statesman.
Wangersky, R. (2015, December 19). Frosty the Snowman. The Guardian.
Gustin, G. (2015, December 19). Modern Day Holiday Stories Weren't the First to Scare the Pants off Kids. Timeline.
Good Housekeeping. (2015, December 16). 'Elf on the Shelf' may be making your kids paranoid.
Guest: Celli, R. (2015, December 15). Ontario Today [radio]. CBC.
Reckseidler, D. (2015, December 12). Should parents use Elf on the Shelf technology to monitor children? Vancouver News AM 1130.
Cueto, E. (2015, December 12). Elf on the Shelf is creepy and prepares children to accept a police state, some researchers believe. So what's the deal? Bustle.
Pappas, S. (2015, December 11). Elf on the Shelf: Cute or creepy? Live Science. Reprinted by Yahoo News.
Guest: McCarthy, J. (2015, December 10). Dirty Sexy Funny [radio]. Sirius XM.
Guest: Sands, S. (2015, December 10). The Scott Sand Show [radio]. News Radio 1370, Toledo, OH.
Guest: Murphy, M. (2015, December 9). The Matt Murphy Show [radio]. 1070 WAPI, Birmingham, AL.
Guest: Carroll, B. (2015, December 9). Bill Carrol [radio]. CFMJ AM640 (Toronto) and KFI AM 640 (Los Angeles).
KTBS. (2015, December 8). Elf on the Shelf could be sending the wrong message to your children.
Interview: Macyshon, J. (2015, December 4). Elf on the Shelf. CTV National News [television].
Mulholland, A. (2015, December 3). Why it's okay to ditch The Elf on the Shelf. CTV News.
Hickey, B. (2015, December 2). PhillyVoice's quote of the week quiz. The Philly Voice.
Guest: DiGuilio, B. (2015, December 2). The Night Side With Barbara DiGuilio [radio]. Newstalk 1010, Toronto, ON.
Guest: McIntyre, D. (2015, December 9). McIntyre in the Morning [radio]. 790 KABC, Los Angeles, CA.
Boult, A. (2015, December 1). Popular Christmas toy is 'training kids to live in a surveillance state,' academic warns. The Telegraph.
Hickey, B. (2015, December 1). Down with Elf on the Shelf. Philly Voice.
Murtha, J. (2015, December 1). How the times have changed for the Washington Post. Columbia Review of Journalism. [discusses impact of Holley, 2014]
CBC News. (2015, November 25). Why Shopkins Appeal to Kids [story]; Guest: Doucette, T. CBC Windsor Morning.
UOIT Media Release. (30 November 2015). How collectible toys offer food for thought on consumerism.
Oshawa Express. (2015, September 8). Prof Pens Winning Paper.
Guest: Riviera, F. (2014, December 24). Elf Politics. MSNBC [television news network]
Guest: Currier, G. (2014, December 23). Charles Adler Show, 680 CJOB in Winnipeg.
Guest: Chattopadhai, P. (2014, December 22). The Current [radio] [MP3]. CBC.
Guest: Global BC1 (2014, December 22). Health Segment [television].
Coverage: Lupton, A. (2014, December 22). Elf on the Shelf: festive fun or Santa's sinister spy? CBC News [Online, Home Page]
Interview: Martins, A. (2014, December 22). Olhos no ar, desconfiança no chão, regras em parte incerta. Publicos.
Guest: Delmar, D. (2014, December 22) CJAD 800 Montreal.
Guest: (2014, December 22) Morning News, CBS News Radio San Francisco AM740, 106.9FM
Coverage: Gregorie, C. (2014, December 18). Professor Says Elf On The Shelf Is Preparing Your Child To Live In A Dystopian Police State. Huffington Post.
Freidman, M. (2014, December 17). Two college professors say Elf on the Shelf might have sinister intentions. Redbook.
Coverage: Lefrance, A. (2014, December 17). Santa Claus and the Surveillance State. The Atlantic.
Interview: Holley, P. (2014, December 16). The Elf on the Shelf is preparing your child to live in a future police state, professor warns. Washington Post.
Fox & Friends. (2014, December 16). Prof argues Elf on a Shelf prepares kids for a surveillance state. [alternate video source]
Guest: R. Zeoli, CBS Philly, The Zeoli Show AM1210 (Live)
Interview: K. Walter, CBS West Palm Beach FL
Interview: C. Fairchild, KRLD Radio, CBS Radio/Dallas-Fort Worth, 15 December 2014. (Recorded)
Guest: John Oakley morning show AM 640, 15 December 2014 (Live)
Interview: Krishan, M. (2014, December 13). Elf on the Shelf has a sinister side, says UOIT prof [online ed.]/Expert fears sinister side of Elf on the Shelf [print edition]. Toronto Star, G1, 4. (Story picked up by The Drudge Report, Daily Mail, EAG News, and others; resulted in several hundred reports and editorials)
Interview: Mansoor, I. (2014, November 9). The Girl Scout troop teaching girls to be CEOs. The Mashable.
Interview: Stephenson, G. (2014, April/May). Captive: The Corporate Curriculum. The Manitoba Teacher, 92(6), 21-23.
Interview: Stonehouse, D. (2005, September 20). Lessons from The Donald part of class discussion. New Brunswick Telegraph Journal, B6.
Interview: Peesker, S. (2004, November 1). Business education vital for all: Ontario Business Educators' group meets in city. Peterborough Examiner, P2.
Reviews of Pinto's Work
2014: Review of From Discipline to Culturally Responsive Engagement (Pinto, 2013) in OCT's Professionally Speaking
2013: Review of 95 Strategies for Remodeling Instruction (Pinto, Spares & Driscoll, 2012) in Nebraska State Reading Association's NE Reads.
2013: Review of From Discipline to Culturally Responsive Engagement (Pinto, 2013) in Education Week Teacher
2013: Review of Curriculum Reform in Ontario (Pinto, 2012) in
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 59, No. 2, 319-323