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:
Blackberry promises to help police
Egyptian protestor left scratching their heads:
First sign of positive tech – Google maps tracking troublespots
Mention multiple global blog mentions and AdWord placement – London Weekend Event
Cuervo presents the Ice Cold Truck clubbing experience in your area.
A Tale of Two Twitters
Various Headlines from The Drum
MICHAEL HUGHES AND TWEETER STREET
SOCIAL BUZZ AWARDS
CIPR Pride Awards