[MMU] 7 Questions on Becoming a Media Expert for @business_mmu

Over the last few years, I’ve been fortunate to engage with some good media coverage related to my research, so was asked to respond to a few questions by the MMU press team, to encourage others to take up the opportunity too. The questions were: How has the training helped you and how have you applied what you have learnt? Why is talking to the media important or useful to you as an academic? How Continue Reading →

[RADIO] Talking #PremDac16 with Inspirational Breakfast on @PremierRadio

This morning I was chatting with John Pantry on Inspirational Breakfast on Premier Radio, talking about the Premier Digital Awards, held each year in November, for which I am a judge this year. Entries to the conference close this Sunday, but then we’ve got the conference to look forward to too! 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 Continue Reading →

[MEDIA] BBC Local Radio Series re: Children, Internet, Faith & Pornography

On Sunday morning I was asked to contribute to a number of BBC local radio programmes with regards to this brief: This week a survey of 700 children revealed deep concerns about children and pornography.  12% said they’d taken part in explicit sex films or photos – and one in ten 13 year olds were worried they were addicted to porn.  Well what can be done to protect children and what role can faith communities Continue Reading →

Interview with @RadioHumberside re Churches Online for @DioceseofYork

Why do churches need to ‘be online’, taking time from other activities? What might be the purpose? Hear full programme from just after 730am, Sunday 19th October, or sign up for the workshop, or the youth worker’s workshop. 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 it? Share it…

[PRESS] #DigitalParenting Review in Presbyterian Herald

Thanks to Ian Black for spotting this, and passing it onto me. Presbyterian Herald Magazine has a circulation of 12-13k in N. Ireland apparently: 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 it? Share it…

[PRESS] #DigitalParenting Featured in Sunday Star, New Zealand

A piece written for Sunday Star Times, one of New Zealand’s largest newspapers. 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 it? Share it…

Hear Ye Hear Ye: @drbexl coming up on @BBCRadio2

Recorded this morning 🙂 I’m on Starbucks wifi, so I’ll have to listen later… find out more about the book. 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 it? Share it…

Article in @christiantoday on Community in a Digital Age

Had a good email conversation with Quentin the other week, and here’s some of the results: In days gone by, connecting on a large scale meant Christians having to meet in person, in conference centres or church halls. Now, Christians anywhere and everywhere can connect with each other online every day. A virtual community has built up around the Bible thanks to The Big Bible Project, which currently has 60 active contributors and has around Continue Reading →