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2nd May 2020

Katherine Ormerod explains Why Social Media is Ruining Your Life at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

For any woman who has ever looked at her Instagram feed and thought, 'Who are these women, and how the hell do they do it?'

The internet has set destructive standards of flawlessness and comparison.

Katherine Ormerod, journalist and social media mogul, explodes our social-media-addled ideas about body image, money, relationships, motherhood, careers, politics and more and gives us the tools we need to control our own online lives, rather than being controlled by them.

This session was recorded at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in 2019.

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About the Podcast

Best of the EmiratesLitFest
Author interviews and sessions from the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, connecting readers with authors and books.

The Festival places home grown talent centre-stage and offers local book lovers the chance to interact with world famous authors, attend literary debates and workshops and participate in competitions. The Festival’s education programme gives thousands of students the chance to meet their literary heroes.

On this podcast you will find full session recordings from the Festival and festival author interviews with Emirates ICE.

The Festival is organised by the Emirates Literature Foundation, a non-profit NGO established to spread the love of literature.