[MEDIA] Talking #SID2018 #ItStartsWithUs with @PremierRadio and @PaulUCB

Tuesday was Safer Internet Day, and I had a couple of chats with Cara Bentley, from Premier Radio and Paul Hammond, from UCB Radio - some overlaps, and some different angles so you can listen to both here: On UCB at 10.25am with Paul Hammond (note I work at Manchester Metropolitan University, not Manchester University) On Premier Radio at 1.45pm with Cara Bentley in The News Hour

[MEDIA] Talking Google Home and Jesus Christ with @PremierRadio

I got a call from Premier Radio this morning, asking if I'd seen the stories that Google Home doesn't know who Jesus is, but does know who Buddha, Mohammed are, etc. I had quick trawl around the internet, and a bit of Facebook conversation (only visible to 'friends'), this video demonstrates it quite well: That video also links to an article questioning why this might happen, and if we look beyond the headlines about 'outrage'…

[MEDIA] Talking teenagers and the internet – are they fed up with it? With @PremierRadio

I spoke briefly to Tola on Premier Radio about the new survey that has been done which indicates that children are getting fed up with social media and preferring 'non-smart' phones - sources of information were The Guardian and The Daily Mail. Some notes on this: What questions were asked in this survey, and what kind of question response opportunities does this give? The findings seem to echo a lot of media narratives - that…