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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.

Screentime in the #COVID19 Pandemic #DigitalParenting

So you’ve discovered the delights of chats via Zoom, Facetime, Skype, Houseparty, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger or one of other communication apps that have become familiar options over the last few weeks! Think about the opportunities this has allowed you to continue to connect with family and friends, or, as I have found, even more contact that I may have expected when I am on the other side of the world from many friends! In the…

[SPEAKER] Sustain: Women in Leadership (in a Digital Age)

As Coronavirus has not (yet) taken hold in New Zealand, we have managed to do the first of my events (others are not looking so likely!) at Laidlaw College, with a lovely group of women to talk about being visible and vulnerable as a woman within a (digital) leadership setting ... quickly added some thoughts about #COVID19 this afternoon. Women in Leadership, Laidlaw College from Bex Lewis I'm still not amazing at Selfies but:

[DIGITAL SURVEY] Raising Children in a Digital Age Edition 2 with @LionHudson, supported by @ManMetUni

In 2014, I published Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst, with Lion Hudson. A new edition of this book has now been commissioned, and I am once again undertaking a survey to crowdsource insights into your insights into how we can all help create a more positive online environment for ourselves and our children, and more confidence for those looking after children. You may be a parent, a carer,…

[MEDIA] Talking about @Ofcom new Regulatory Powers with @PremierRadio

This morning it has been announced that Ofcom will have new regulatory powers with regards to online safety. See BBC, Guardian, Financial Times. I'll be on Premier Radio around 1.20pm speaking about this. <added afterwards> My thoughts so far: Cautiously optimistic (as the details are not yet clear) - as part of the mix of making digital a positive place to be. Wary about the global nature of technology, so be interesting to see how much…

[MEDIA] It’s #SaferInternetDay, I spoke to @PremierRadio, @BBCLeeds and @UCBNewsTeam

Today is Safer Internet Day - so six years ago I was on BBC Radio 2 with Steve Wright, and five years ago on The One Show on the BBC, and I've done lots of other press on children and the internet in between. In 2014 Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst was published, and this year I will be working on a second edition, as although much of the…
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