[MEDIA] Mobile phone zombies are endangering themselves on the street, so how do we solve the problem? with @theipaper

Dean Kirby, Northern Correspondent for the iPaper, contacted the MMU press department yesterday, looking for someone to comment on the fact that he's observed so many people walking into things because they are paying too much attention to their phones. I'm very happy to have my words quoted in full, and as the final word on the article: Dr Bex Lewis, a senior lecturer in digital marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, says the…

[MEDIA] The social mediasphere is no place for small children. We must do more to keep them off with @Telegraph

Not exactly the headline I would have chosen, and the article's was sub-edited to fit another breaking story (my final edits didn't' fit in the space, unfortunately. The article starts: How young is too young to own a tablet? According to a report for the Department of Culture, one in four children under the age of two, and more than a third of three to five year-olds, now have one of their own. Ofcom figures…

[CANCER/MEDIA] How Facebook Can Help My Cancer Fight with @BCloudUK

Dr Bex Lewis explains to Jonathan Symcox how social media had an "overwhelmingly positive" impact on her battle against breast cancer: An extract: I was privileged this week to speak with Dr Bex Lewis at an #HonestTalks event focused on social media run by Fourth Day PR. A senior lecturer in digital marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University and expert on the digital landscape, you would expect her to extol the virtues of social media. But…