'Web Junkie' doc pries open Chinese internet rehab camps for teen boys
They wear army fatigues, exercise in tight rows, and struggle not to think about what's happening online. In a country where internet addiction is a clinical disorder, teenagers are "deprogrammed" in military-style rehab camps.
Documentary filmmaker Shosh Shlam joins Shad to discuss her revealing documentary Web Junkie, which enters a Chinese camp for internet-addicted youth. She shares what she learned from three boys and their families and whether she sees the clinic as a harbinger for things to come in North America.