[MEDIA] Discussing Gloucester Cathedral and Facebook

It definitely does seem to be the story of the day – I spoke earlier in the day for 4-5 minutes via Skype – always interesting to see what gets picked up and how it’s interpreted (see on iPlayer) – I’m at the last 20-30 seconds of this clip: Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Faith exhibition at Gloucester Cathedral with @BBCGlos

(Very) early this morning I had a chat with Mark Cummings on BBC Radio Gloucester about Gloucester Cathedral and a video they had removed from their Facebook page after an interfaith event (Full programme). I’m at around 5 min 40 in this clip: Digital Fingerprint 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. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Digital Media is Destructive? with @BBCCornwall

This morning I was asked, at short notice, if I could speak with BBC Radio Cornwall. I had time for a little bit of prep, plus scribbled some extra responses to those I was listening to whilst I was on hold. Notes for talking to @BBCCornwall earlier re #digitalparenting A photo posted by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Jan 10, 2017 at 5:08am PST The recording is here – I come in around 6.5 minutes in Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] “Schools and parents must work together to protect children online, says Christian social media expert” with @PremierRadio

I had a quick chat with Premier on the News Hour yesterday, regarding this story – which has an interesting set of headlines on: MSN; BBC; Guardian; Telegraph My thoughts pre-interview were: Agree need supportive digital environment, but needs govt, schools, parents, youthgroups, social media companies, etc. to all get involved, and definitely not just rely on schools Why I wrote RCIDA “hoping bad things wouldn’t happen” – need to be informed, get involved, and the Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Brits to spend on average more than 1.9 billion minutes on social media on Christmas Day with @PremierRadio

Earlier today, I spoke on Premier Radio News Hour. Some of the story made it onto a blog post, the rest has been captured here: The press release I was responding to: BRITS TO SPEND ON AVERAGE MORE THAN 1.9 BILLION MINUTES ON SOCIAL MEDIA ON CHRISTMAS DAY* This year is set to be a dazzling ‘Digital Christmas’ according to new research by Save the Children which shows a staggering 1.9 billion minutes will be Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Children using internet more than TV with @premierradio

I did a quick turnaround today, somewhat ‘off the cuff’ on a discussion of the news story from Ofcom re increasing amounts of hate speech online, and also the fact that children are using the internet more than they are watching TV (BBC News Story). You can read the story/listen to the audio here.   Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Social media – is it all bad? With @premierradio

This morning, “The Lords and Commons Family and Child Protection Group is hosting the discussion in parliament on the dangers posed to young people. The meeting has been designed to find solutions for safeguarding children and young people and to challenge the Government and the industry to treat this as a public health crisis.” Yesterday I did a brief pre-record on the discussion (with little time for preparation, so this is coming from head and heart!). Continue Reading →

[INTERVIEWED] Women and Technology in the Church

I was interviewed by Oladokun Damilola, an MMU student who was pulling together material for her Masters dissertation in multimedia journalism. Great to share online space with @digitalnun again. My segment starts: You can listen, and read more insights on Oladokun’s website. drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…