Quiet News Day – Episode 105

24 Nov

Welcome to episoe 105 of Quiet News Day – your weekly helping of the best stories from the world of journalism, social media and public relations.

This week, presenters Scott Douglas and Peter Laing talk through the biggest stories of the week, including the lastest from the ongoing phone hacking enquiry and how new guidelines for membership of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) will affect PR practitioners across the UK.

Scott then talks about the ups and downs of his trial of the new Microsoft mobile phone before the two hosts discuss a new list of the top mobile apps and the importance of having a great corporate website.  

As always, links to the stories discussed can be viewed in the shownotes below.

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Quiet News Day Episode 104

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Hello and welcome to the 104th episode of Quiet News Day bringing the best news and views from the world of PR, social media and journalism.

This week presenters Scott Douglas and Peter Laing discuss the hacking scandal latest, before delving into the world of LinkedIn and other social media networks. The latest John Lewis television advert brings with it a lengthy discussion before ending on a rather quirky Facebook problem.

As ever links to everything discussed in this week’s podcast can be found in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day – Episode 103

10 Nov

Hello and welcome to Quiet News Day. Our 103′rd episode is an absolute belter – filled to the brim with the best stories of the week from the world of social media, pulic relations and journalism. 

This week, our dynamic duo of presenters, Scott Douglas and Peter Laing, analyse some of the biggest topics making the headlines including whether mobile flash and Silverlight are dying a quick death in the world of mobile technology, and how Stumbleupon is helping print media outlets.

The pair then turn their attention to twitter and social media, where they look at the world’s top news tweeters, how the Scottish Parliament has banned twitter during sessions, and the rise of Google plus for businesses.

As ever, all the links to the topics discussed are in the shownotes below.

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Quiet News Day – Episode 102

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Welcome to Quiet News Day Episode 102. We’re past the centenary and pushing forward to bring the best news and views from the world of PR, social media and journalism.

This week, presenters Scott Douglas and Peter Laing are back in the hot seats and discuss the hottest topics in the news, including The Sun’s forthcoming plans to release content on tablet and mobile phone platforms.

Our dynamic duo then turn their attention to the use of twitter and social media in the US Presidential race to the White House, David Cameron’s LinkedIn profile, the latest developments in online news paywallsand Steve Jobs’ new biography.

Finally, Scott and Peter analyse the new iphone 4 and its voice recognition programme Siri’s inability to decipher Scottish accents.,

As always, full links are in the shownotes below.

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Quiet News Day Episode 101

20 Oct

Quiet News Day Episode has past its centenary and we’re now onto episode 101 !

This week your host Scott Douglas is flying solo, as co-presenter Peter Laing is on holiday, and has a packed show full of the best offerings from the world of PR, journalism and social media.

Kicking off episode 101 is an interview with the 2011 CIPR Scotland PRide Awards Young Communicator of the Year Laura Berry, from Holyrood Partnership, who discusses the future of public relations in Scotland and gives some sage words of wisdom for aspiring PR undergraduates.

Next up, Scott looks at the recent comments by author Ewan Morrison about how online freebie hunters are killing culture, and how Scots are leading the way in digital publishing.  

Finally there is a discussion about the Guardian’s decision to publish its news schedule online and how iPad magazine Once wants to be the saviour of photojournalism.

As ever links to everything discussed in this week’s podcast can be found in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day Episode 100

13 Oct

Hello and welcome to Quiet News Day Episode 100 – we have reached a full century!

This week your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing don’t disappoint as they do what they do best and discuss the best journalism, PR and social media stories of the week. Kicking off the show is a discussion about father Chris White and how he was question by police for taking pictures of his daughter the Braehead Shopping Centre. The pair move on to the new Scotsman website and are keen to hear your thoughts about it.

Finally there is a discussion about the Facebook app for iPad and a few Twitter mishaps including freelance journalist Rob Crilly.

As ever links to everything discussed in this week’s podcast can be found in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day Episode 99

5 Oct

Hello and welcome to Quiet News Day Episode 99 – one away from the century milestone.

This week your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing delve in to a whole range of journalism, PR and social media topics. Kicking off the show is a discussion about the Daily Mail’s mistake at the end of the Amanda Knox appeal. The pair also discuss the latest release from Apple and the new Kindle among other exciting topics.

As ever links to everything discussed in this week’s podcast can be found in the show notes below.

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