[MEDIA] Mobile phone zombies are endangering themselves on the street, so how do we solve the problem? with @theipaper

Dean Kirby, Northern Correspondent for the iPaper, contacted the MMU press department yesterday, looking for someone to comment on the fact that he's observed so many people walking into things because they are paying too much attention to their phones. I'm very happy to have my words quoted in full, and as the final word on the article: Dr Bex Lewis, a senior lecturer in digital marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, says the…

Why do we quote? The history and culture of quotation.

In the days following the death of Osama bin Laden, a quote attributed to Martin Luther King pinged about social networking websites and into email inboxes: "I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.…

Winston Churchill wrote ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’?!

Wow, someone's discovered who wrote "Keep Calm and Carry On".... 11. The best piece of advice you actually followed? Well, nobody takes good advice, but I like Winston Churchill’s “Keep calm and carry on.” And my best advice to people is to find what you like and let it kill you. Hmm, read this, and I think you'll realise that this is wrongly attributed... how history can be (incorrectly) made...