[MEDIA] Discussing ‘Phone-obsessed parents’ with @PremierRadio

[MEDIA] Discussing ‘Phone-obsessed parents’ with @PremierRadio

The BBC published a story yesterday, which started:

An overuse of mobile phones by parents disrupts family life, according to a survey of secondary pupils.

More than a third of 2,000 11 to 18-year-olds who responded to a poll said they had asked their parents to stop checking their devices.

And 14% said their parents were online at meal times, although 95% of 3,000 parents, polled separately, denied it.

The research was carried out by Digital Awareness UK and the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference.

I had a chat to Marcus about this on Premier Radio’s News Hour:

There’s an accompanying blog-post, based on my earlier conversation with another Premier journalist too.

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Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.

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