Quiet News Day Episode 92

12 Aug

Holyrood PR director Scott Douglas and Deadline News editor Peter Laing return to chat through the latest news and views from the world of journalism, social media and public relations.

This week the duo discuss a wide range of topics including the ongoing riots in London and whether social media is to blame, the new pay hedge at the New York Times, the difficulty of getting Financial Times copy on a Kindle, an innovative Twitter-inspired photo site and the upcoming Social Media Buzz awards.   

As always links to everything discussed this week can be found in the show notes below.

Writers at different ends of the political spectrum agree, broadly, on the cause:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/8630533/Riots-the-underclass-lashes-out.html

http://pennyred.blogspot.com/2011/08/panic-on-streets-of-london.html

Blackberry promises to help police

http://mashable.com/2011/08/08/london-riots-blackberry-messenger/

http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/08/08/24602-blackberry-to-assist-authorities-over-london-riots/

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/aug/09/london-riots-blackberrys-police

 

Egyptian protestor left scratching their heads:

http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/08/egyptian-bloggers-parse-london-riots-in-real-time/
First sign of positive tech – Google maps tracking troublespots

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2011/aug/09/uk-riots-incident-listed-mapped

http://james.cridland.net/blog/mapping-the-riots/

Mention multiple global blog mentions and AdWord placement – London Weekend Event

Cuervo presents the Ice Cold Truck clubbing experience in your area.

facebook.com/josecuervotequila

http://www.technesstivity.com/2011/08/track-londonriots-with-a-special-edition-of-google-maps/

A Tale of Two Twitters

http://www.scotsman.com/news/A-tale-of-two-Twitters.6815933.jp

http://mashable.com/2011/08/09/riot-cleanup-london/

Various Headlines from The Drum

http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/08/09/24616-people-warned-to-turn-off-twitter-locations-to-prevent-rioters

 http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/08/09/24615-police-social-media-training-called-into-question-following-london-riots

 http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/08/09/24621–closing-twitter-would-not-solve-london-riots-/

 http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/08/09/24613-positive-twitter-response-to-london-riots-akin-to-the-blitz-mentality-says-origin-creative-digital-chief/

 http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/08/09/24622-calls-made-to-close-glasgow-riot-facebook-page/

MICHAEL HUGHES AND TWEETER STREET

http://tweeterstreet.com/

http://www.shortlist.com/cool-stuff/photography/real-world-twitter

http://www.michaelhughesphoto.com/portfolio

@mickhughz

SOCIAL BUZZ AWARDS

http://www.socialbuzzawards.com/

CIPR Pride Awards

http://www.cipr.co.uk/content/events-awards/pride-awards/pride-awards

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