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Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @ Manchester Metropolitan University. Interested in digital literacy and digital culture  in the third sector (especially faith). Author of 'Raising Children in a Digital Age', regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting.

[MEDIA] Mobile phone zombies are endangering themselves on the street, so how do we solve the problem? with @theipaper

Dean Kirby, Northern Correspondent for the iPaper, contacted the MMU press department yesterday, looking for someone to comment on the fact that he's observed so many people walking into things because they are paying too much attention to their phones. I'm very happy to have my words quoted in full,…

[MEDIA] Talking about @SurreyPolice campaign for safer ‘Child in front of the door’ school photos with @BBCSurrey

This week, Surrey Police are carrying out a social media campaign, encouraging parents to think about that phenomenon, the 'back to school' photo' in front of the front door' (see how these celebrities did it)... Experience being a parent this week by forcing a grumpy badger into a school uniform…

[MEDIA] Talking #ScrollFreeSeptember (@R_S_P_H) with @BBCBreakfast #BBCBreakfast

NOTE: There are two clips within this post, one from 7.20am, one from 9.40am. In May 2017, the Royal Society for Public Health produced a report #StateofMind looking at the correlation (though not necessarily causation) between young people's social media use and mental health/wellbeing. The key findings were: 91% of 16-24 year…
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