Just been interviewed by The Scotsman newspaper for an article on how radical groups recruit people online.
The People – a major tabloid Sunday newspaper – is to feature me this coming weekend as part of a spread on “keeping up with the Joneses”. It’s about inflation and I was interviewed as an example of a successful Jones….!
Off to an Internet Cafe today as the backdrop for my interview on “online friendship” for the TV Channel “Truetube”
I’m on BBC News 24 throughout this weekend in their programme “Click“. The program is about the “cashless society” and I explain that we will never give up cash.
Pub landlords will wake up to my comments soon…! Just had a lovely interview with their trade magazine, The Morning Advertiser, all about the benefits social networking can bring to the pub trade.
I spent this morning at the BBC TV Centre being interviewed for the programme “Click!”, which is the technology show that goes out at the weekends on News 24. It will be broadcast on 22nd and 23rd March and it’s all about the cashless society.
Had a lovely chat with Alex from BBC Tees on the whole problem of how do you spot an email scam. Nice lively interview; hope it helped people.
The News in Portsmouth just interviewed me for an article on how to improve email usage.
Spent most of today in a studio in London doing a round of local radio interviews for broadcast tomorrow on the subject of fear of the Internet amongst the over 50s.
It’s been a busy media week for me…! Three magazines have interviewed me, as well as a couple of student journalists. I’m doing several radio interviews and I’ve also been asked to record a slot for a BBC TV show later this month.
Another comment from me appears in today’s Daily Telegraph.
Dennis Publishing has just produced “Facebook: The Complete Guide to Social Networking” in which yours truly features prominently on page 11 including a big picture of me…!
My interview with the Business Editor of the Reading Chronicle led to a front page story in the main newspaper and then the whole of the front page of the Business Review sections. Wow!
A production company working for Channel 5 just phoned and asked me to appear on a new technology programme as their “Internet expert”.
BBC Radio has just interviewed me about the whole concept of “virtual assistants”. Nice little piece about getting your life organised by someone else!
The Scotsman newspaper just called to interview me about Christmas shopping. They wanted to know why so many people do their shopping online – and what they should look out for in terms of any scams.
Had a call from the business section of the Reading Chronicle who want to interview me. Apparently they have been told by people that they really ought to publish my views…! Wow!
The features desk at The Press Association has just called. They are doing a feature for syndication to local newspapers throughout the UK on “Second Life” and they’ll be including comments from me on what the unreal world of Second Life means for us in the real world.
Interesting how things develop. The fact that I appear regularly in the media appears to have been spotted by at least one (very well known, international) PR company. They called today and asked me to be an independent spokesperson on a project they are doing. What they want to do … Read more
Earlier this morning the doorbell rings and standing there was a reporter from ITV News. After a brief chat we agreed on a recording that will take place later in the week.