Supporting @iRightsUK [#DigitalParenting]

After my work with Girlguiding, I was pleased to be invited to support iRights, which introduces itself as "Enabling children and young people to access the Internet creatively, knowledegeably and fearlessly", with more information as below: The internet has become the decisive organising technology of our world. No child or young person should be left out of the huge opportunity it represents.   Children and young people are often presented as digital natives – with fast…

BBC Make It Digital: Martha Lane-Fox #DimblebyLecture

Tonight, The Richard Dimbleby Lecture featuring Martha Lane-Fox, will focus on the digital future, as part of the BBC 'Make it Digital Season', summed up as: BBC Make it Digital aims to get the nation truly excited about digital creativity. It will inspire audiences young and old through world-class TV, radio and online content, and focus on helping younger audiences discover their creative potential and take their first steps. Make it Digital will also amplify…

Can journalism survive in an internet age?

Interesting book review: We're witnessing either the end of journalism or the birth of a golden age - depending on your point of view, or more likely depending on whether or not you are a journalist. This is the key theme of this fascinating study by David Ryfe, who takes what appears to be his disadvantageous position of being a journalism academic who has never been a journalist and turns it to good advantage. After…