Press and Media

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Television news interview: Channel 5 (live, in-studio)

Guest appearance to speak about the launch of the ‘iRights’ campaign. The proposals include giving young people the opportunity to ‘delete’ or edit their online content easily once they reach the age of 18. (Credit: Channel 5 News; ITN; 18:30 28/7/2015.)


Featured interview Digital Sociology Podcast: “Young People, Risk and Criminality Online”

Featured as the guest interviewee for Episode 5 of the Digital Sociology Podcast, first broadcast on 18th August 2017. (Credit: Produced by Dr. Christopher Till, Senior lecturer in Sociology at Leeds Beckett University; 18/08/2017) – Featured from 1’24”:


Online News Article: “It’s a (cyber)crime: Teaching the laws of Internet useage”

Featured in an article for ‘Innovate My School’, about the innovative ‘Social media law and ethics’ schools training and why every school ought to be teacihng their pupils about criminal law and the Internet. Published on 30th June 2017.(Credit: Nicola Ponsford; Innovate My School; 30/06/2017)











Podcast audio interview: PodhD Episode 4 (January 2017)

Guest interviewee for PodhD discussing the IAFOR International Conference for Education 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii, where I gave an academic presentation on my research with young people and social media communications offences (Credit: Guy Kiddey, PodhD; 10/01/2017)

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Interviewed as part of a news article on online safety, social media law and digital citizenship, arguing for why these need to be a compulsory part of the school curriculum, published 5th January 2017. (Credit: Eagle Radio Ltd; 05/01/2017).







Television news interview: Community Channel’s ‘London 360’ (27/06/2016)

Guest interview on a feature about sex education in schools needing updating for the digital age, with discussion on the laws around sexting, cyber abuse and revenge porn. (Credit: London 360; Media Trust; 19:30 27/06/2016) – Featured from 3’58”:


Radio and online news article: 96.4 Eagle Radio Ltd. (11/08/2016)

Online and Social Media Law and Ethics project featured in local news coverage on air and online: ‘Thousands of Surrey schoolchildren walking a tightrope online’. Discussion of the need for education in schools on using social media legally, safely and responsibly, plus key findings from the third consecutive year of delivering school workshops about online law and ethics. (Credit: Eagle Radio Ltd, 11/08/2016)

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Podcast Interview: ‘Tomorrow’s Transactions’ (10/10/2015)

This podcast explores the ‘youth’ dimension of the digital identity debate. (Credit: Consult Hyperion/Tomorrow’s Transactions; 10/10/2015)




Guest contributor: Youthwork Magazine (May 2015)

Article about sexting, young people and the law for Premier Youthwork magazine (Credit: Holly Powell-Jones/Premier Youthwork; 01/05/2015 – republished July 2015)















Newspaper article : Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser (12/12/2013)

Leatherhead students learn the dangers of social media and the web

Featured piece in the local press about the training at Therfield school (article by Alexander Robertson and photo by Kevin Shaw).

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Online article – Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (08/07/2013):

Surrey PCC Kevin Hurley and Eagle Radio join forces to offer online media law and safety training in Surrey schools


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