[MEDIA] ‘Jesus Tok’: Kanye West seeks to launch Christian TikTok after being ‘disturbed’ by videos on @PremierRadio
Yes, I may have had chemo yesterday, but was pleased to be given the opportunity to comment on this story around Kanye West and Tik-Tok this morning. An extract from what I said: In response to Kanye’s announcement, Bex Lewis, Digital Marketing lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University told Premier Christian News: “There’s always someone trying to make […]
This morning it has been announced that Ofcom will have new regulatory powers with regards to online safety. See BBC, Guardian, Financial Times. I’ll be on Premier Radio around 1.20pm speaking about this. <added afterwards> My thoughts so far: Cautiously optimistic (as the details are not yet clear) – as part of the mix of making […]
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 […]
[MEDIA] Chatting with @PremierRadio ‘One in four young people addicted to smartphones claims new research, Christian academic says it raises bigger questions’
Yesterday some new research was released under headlines such as: ‘Smartphone ‘addiction’: Young people ‘panicky’ when denied mobiles’ (BBC) ‘One in four children ‘have problematic smartphone use’ (Guardian) ‘23 per cent of young people show “problematic smartphone usage”: report (Mobile Marketing Magazine) One in four teenagers ‘face mental health risk’ from phone addiction (The Times) Smartphone […]
I spoke to the Inspirational Breakfast team on Wednesday morning, and then this was broadcast Thursday morning. You can listen to my thoughts online.