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 […]
Yesterday, just a couple of hours after finding out I may have to have chemo again (not what I wanted to hear), I spoke to BBC World Service about WhatsApp limiting forwarding of messages I’ve had other things on my mind this week, and was asked questions about Zimbabwe which I’d missed. The programme was […]
NOTE: There are two clips within this post, one from 7.20am, one from 9.40am. In May 2017, the Royal Society for Public Health produced a report #StateofMind looking at the correlation (though not necessarily causation) between young people’s social media use and mental health/wellbeing. The key findings were: 91% of 16-24 year olds use the internet for […]
I watched the Panorama episode before the programme, otherwise scribbled down a few ideas, and re-read the article I recently wrote for Surveillance and Society that’s awaiting final acceptance of edits. For future reference, the downloaded files: .
Find the video here, I am the second half of the interview, from last night on BBC Look North: Taken from BBC iPlayer (only available for 24 hours)