[DIGITAL] Joined @McrDig Programme #DigitalHer

Based upon the slogan 'If she can see it, she can be it', Manchester Digital have set up this excellent initiative with this mission focus: To engage more young women across Greater Manchester to consider careers in digital and technology To use the power of real role models in the industry to bring this to life Provide valuable awareness and insights of tech employers and access to local opportunities for young women To provide support…

[DIGITAL] New Media Literacy Bulletin from @Ofcom

July's media bulletin from @Ofcom was released today, highlighting four reports that Ofcom have produced - essential reading for understanding the UK's digital environment: Key finding from 'Adults: Media Use and Attitudes 2019' report from Ofcom: Mobile phones are increasingly integral to everyday life and half of adults now say, of all devices, they would miss their mobile phone the most. One in three adults never use a computer to go online and one in…

[QUOTED] as @BishopStAlbans opens the #CofECharter debate in @UKHouseofLords

Thanks to Peter Crumpler for spotting my mention in the House of Lords this week (it's 6 minutes into the video): Church of England digital charter leading the way globally, says UK Government minister. Read more at https://t.co/0NOoSJ6tDx Watch the @BishopStAlbans open the #CofECharter debate in the @UKHouseofLords: pic.twitter.com/bawmrdqsrD — The Church of England (@churchofengland) July 12, 2019 I'm trying to remember which publication or speaking space I used those exact words in, but said…

[PRESS RELEASE] “There are no #PhoneZombies” by @MHC_UK

I wanted to give this report a bit more of a push out amongst my networks - I was quoted talking about 'solving the problem of' 'mobile phone zombies' last year: We are delighted to share with you our new report, "There are no #PhoneZombies:  Thinking for ourselves about mobile phones and mental health", which we've written together with thirty-four 14, 15 and 16 year olds from North London. Showcasing young people's own experiences and…

[WRITER] Thinking about #ILongToBelong with @PassionArtTrail – Belonging online, inc @YBCN_UK

Passionart has a new project for this year, focusing on the theme of 'Belonging': We are using the theme of BELONGING as a way to consider a number of issues related to social justice. (I.e. diversity, gender, poverty, mental health, homelessness, refugees and many more) Working alongside graphic word artist Micah Purnell we aim to generate some creative responses for the project that can be used to grow a city wide conversation around the theme of Belonging.…
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