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'Learning the Law of the Digital Jungle' in @Telegraph #DigitalParenting

So today, after several conversations with Anna Tyzack from the Telegraph (Weekend) – a piece appeared today, starting:

Don’t mention the words “digital jungle” to social media expert Dr Bex Lewis. In her new book, Raising Children in a Digital Age, she encourages parents to stop regarding the Internet as a terrifying wilderness rife with predators.

“It’s a landscape with so much to offer young people if only you show them how to use it properly,” she insists.

Here’s how it looked in print (although I must clarify that it says ‘digital jungle’ on the back cover of my book, with some interesting conversations with the publishers about why it made sense to people, and then my job is to show that it can be more of an Um Bongo jungle… and my mother says TV wasn’t banned, it just wasn’t on the radar as a ‘must have’):


You can read the full article on the Telegraph website.

By Digital Fingerprint

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.

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