Quiet News Day Podcast 74

6 Apr

Hello and welcome to episode 74 of Quiet News Day with your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing, discussing the latest journalism, PR and social media news.

This week the pair delve into the good and bad of the internet and social media. Starting with an author who dug herself into a bit of a hole after a critic gave her a bad review and moving onto a six year old boy who has raised over £10,000 for a children’s hospital by selling his drawings.

Peter also interviews the Scottish Information Commissioner Kevin Dunion who gives an insight into the world of Freedom of Information.

LINKS

The book review which caused author Jacqeline Howett to meltdown

http://booksandpals.blogspot.com/2011/03/greek-seaman-jacqueline-howett.html

The blog article about Jacqueline Howett cited by TV celeb Stephen Fry on Twitter

 http://sallyquilfordblog.co.uk/2011/03/unprofessional-writers-revisited.html

 Other prominent articles about the Jacqueline Howett online meltdown

http://m.techeye.net/internet/author-jaqueline-howett-has-public-breakdown-on-blog-review

http://isbw.murlafferty.com/2011/03/in-which-i-play-good-cop-and-bad-cop-with-jacqueline-howett/

http://rdougwicker.com/#!/page/1

Jack draws anything

http://www.justgiving.com/jackdrawsanything

Scottish Information Commissioner website

http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/home/ScottishInformationCommissioner.asp

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