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Anna Sharratt

About Anna Sharratt

Anna Sharratt is an award-winning journalist based in Toronto. The former health editor at Chatelaine and senior writer at cbc.ca, she contributes to the Globe and Mail and has written for National Post, Forbes.com, Inc.com, Best Health, Today's Parent and The Toronto Star, among others.

Expert Spotlight: “Social media is like getting the toothpaste back in the tube”

Julie Smith speaks to a lot of schoolkids. At the moment, the Visiting Professor, School of Communications at Webster University, is gearing up for a student-led media conference in Syracuse, NY where she’ll be taking her message: social media isn’t going anywhere and kids and parents need to manage it. “Social media is like trying to get toothpaste back into the tube,” says Smith. “We need to tell [kids] how to do it right.” Continue reading

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