[MEDIA] Contribution re Teenagers and Mental Health for @ChurchTimes

The other week I was asked to provide maximum 600 words re teenagers and mental health for The Church Times. Obviously my specialist area of knowledge is the digital, so I took that as my angle, and it appeared¬†in this week’s edition. Thanks to my mum for the spot, and the social media crowd who sent me screenshots, etc.

[ENDORSEMENT] Spirituality in Photography: Taking Pictures with Deeper Vision

I was pleased to receive my copy of this book by Philip J Richter today, which I endorsed earlier this year (publisher’s site, Amazon link): Pleased to receive this book which I provided an endorsement for pre-publication. #spirituality #photography #digital #bookstagram A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Apr 26, 2017 at 3:34am PDT There are a number of endorsers for this book: Vernon White, myself, Odette Lockwood-Stewart, David Holgate, Miranda Threllfall-Holmes, Roman Williams, Continue Reading →

#TLCwebinar Reworking The Big Agency as an interactive employability unit #MMUBigAg

At 12:30pm today, I was going to seeking to reflect on how The Big Agency has developed as a Level 5 unit at Manchester Metropolitan University. There appears to be an issue with browser access for other participants, so we have re-arranged for 10th May 2017. I’m looking forward to hearing from others, queries as to what might/might not have worked, and suggestions for other options to try: #TLCwebinar Reworking The Big Agency as an Continue Reading →

[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 Continue Reading →

[PODCAST] Discussion with @HumansofThis re Social Media, Life and Faith

I had a discussion, literally across the other side of the world, with ‘Molk’, from Humans of Twitter – early morning for him, late night for me – we had a fun discussion, so let’s see which bits he’s picked! #HumansOfTwitter #TasteTest :: Bex Lewis on sending her very first email and how being an early adopter shaped her career path. To listen to the full ep download/stream from Omny: omny.fm/shows/humans-of-twitter/¬†(from Tuesday 25th April) Or Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] Discussing the responsibility of social media companies re safer internet with @UCBMedia

Back in February, the government set forward plans for a new Internet Safety Strategy, and there was a meeting on Wednesday in which Karen Bradey MP called for software companies to be more responsible: “Social media companies have a responsibility to protect people who use their technology, and we want to hear what more can be done to keep children and young people safe from online threats. “This Government is determined to make Britain the Continue Reading →