Quiet News Day Podcast 78

4 May

Hello and welcome to episode 78 of Quiet News Day – your weekly update of journalism, social media and public relations.

Whilst the world witnesses the end of one of the biggest and longest games of hide and seek, your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing switch the search lights on and guide you through the part twitter had to play in broadcasting Bin Laden’s demise, as well as the rise of Arabic news channel Al Jazeera. Other hidden gems include the devolution of traditional media and the buy out of tweetdeck by social media giant Twitter.

To save you time seeking out these stories online our show notes as ever include links to all the topics discussed.


ANDREW NICOLL ACCLAIMED AUTHOR

http://www.heraldscotland.com/mobile/arts-ents/book-features/political-game-playing-1.1098279

THE RISE OF AL JAZEERA

http://english.aljazeera.net/

http://english.aljazeera.net/video/americas/2011/05/20115345016182209.html

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/may/02/osama-bin-laden-photo-fake

DEVOLUTION OF TRADITIONAL MEDIA

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/may/01/scotland-devolution-newspapers-press-comment

http://www.onlinemarketing-trends.com/2011/01/newspapers-extinction-timeline.html

TWEETDECK BOUGH OUT BY TWITTER

http://techcrunch.com/2011/05/02/twitter-to-buy-tweetdeck-for-40-million-50-million/

ATTITUDES TOWARDS ADVERTISING INDUSTRY

http://www.credos.org.uk/index.php

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