[ABSTRACT] Risks, Rights, Responsibility and Resilience Online #DigitalParenting

It's been a while since I've submitted a conference paper - I missed out on the special edition of a journal which seems similar, but here's an abstract for the IAMCR (International Association for Media and Communication Research) pre-conference on Children's and Young People's Rights in the Digital Age, curated by Sonia Livingstone, Amanda Third and Mariya Stoilova This paper will draw on research undertaken for the 2014 book Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding…

Thinking about Thinking Digital #TDCMCR

For the last few years I've managed to attend Thinking Digital in Newcastle ... and I don't think I've ever heard a duff session at one, and definitely some mind-triggering sessions! So, when I heard it was coming to Manchester, which I've just moved to, that was good, and when my work offered me a ticket, even better! (Cover photo Thomas Jackson Photography) Monday Afternoon A tradition of Thinking Digital is that there are workshops…

New name, new era, same excellent conference #PremDac15 (#CNMAC15)

The Christian New Media Conference to Premier Digital Conference In 2010 I joined CODEC part-time, and soon got involved in setting up the 'Christian New Media Conference' to accompany the awards that Premier Christian Media has been running since 2007 (my thoughts on awards in 2013). The first year attracted around 200 delegates at the Cass Business School, lots of positive feedback, and so we continued - formalising the notion of 'inspire, equip and connect' as…

#TDC15: 7679 Total Tweets (So Far)

I quite enjoyed finding epilogger a couple of years ago, neat (free) way to collect tweets into one place (sure the paid version has all kinds of exciting features!) ... so here's the tweets from Thinking Digital: a conference for those curious about how technology is shaping our future (so far 8 years Newcastle based, but with an event coming in Manchester in November).