[PRESS] Featured in @MailOnline as part of @METUPUKorg talking about ‘pink positivity’ and #SecondaryBreastCancer

My section of the article starts: Bex Lewis, from Stockport, was diagnosed with primary breast cancer in 2017, which developed to secondary breast cancer in 2019. She claims one reason for the charity sector’s reluctance to highlight the issues facing patients with the incurable condition is because women who are dealing with their first diagnosis don't want to hear about it.  Bex adds that many women report the support networks of other primary breast cancer…

[MEDIA] Could TikTok teens actually make a difference in elections? @GetTheFocus

I chatted to a journalist from The Focus last week: Dr Bex Lewis, an expert in digital marketing and digital culture at Manchester Metropolitan University, says that humour as a way of critiquing our elected officials, is a longstanding British tradition. The risk with these videos in particular, she said, is that humouring Boris Johnson may not be as effective as serious criticism of his work. “He’s always tried to portray himself as a bit…

[MEDIA] Blog for @YouBelong_2019 on ‘Knowing God’ (and names)

I met Laura at the Premier Digital Conference 2019, and we got chatting. Earlier this year she sent me a list of questions, and (for once in my life) I didn't overthink the answers. The response to the first question: 1) What is your name and what does it mean?  My name is Bex, short for Rebecca, which apparently means ‘servant of God’ in Hebrew, although a mug I have also says that it means…

[MEDIA] Quoted in @InspireStories re New @ChristianityUK Website

Excited to see the new Christian Enquiry Agency website go live - designed to think about the questions that people want to ask about Christianity, and providing readable and findable content: Our new website is live! Bursting with thought-provoking balance articles about the Christian faith, we will keep adding to it, but please take a look now & share! https://t.co/2YPYBs10lS pic.twitter.com/xU2QnMcGUo — Christianity.org.uk (@christianityuk) January 22, 2020 I was quoted: Dr Bex Lewis, Senior Lecturer…

[MEDIA] How Video Games Can Be Harnessed for Worship by @GeekDadGamer in @Telegraph

If you're near Exeter, look out for this event, on how video games can be harnessed for worship, with Andy Robertson aka @geekdadgamer - about which he has written more in the Telegraph today, and for which I contributed a small bit: This quote is from my article Social Media, Peer Surveillance, Spiritual Formation, and Mission: Practising ChristianFaith in a Surveilled Public Space in Surveillance and Society Journal, which I mentioned to Andy in a conversation.
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