Hello and welcome your favourite weekly installment of news, social media and public relations.
Your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing will take you by the hand and lead you through this week’s hot topics, including a savage criticism of the media by Steve Coogan in the aftermath of NOTW, a debate about blogging vs. journalism, Google plus and controversy surrounding the ads pulled over 9/11 backlash fears.
So polish your earphones off and get listening – as always there’s our bit on the side, our show notes which can be read below!
Steve Coogan savages tabloid media in latest interview
Levenson Inquiry underway
Murdoch’s Wife reveals Tony Blair is godfather to media mogul’s child
Lawyers of phone hacking victims were ‘targeted’
BLOGGERS V JOURNOS
Plan to Give Journalists Better Access Than Bloggers
The response from media influencer Mitch Joel
Google’s bonfire of unwanted online sites – streamlining for Google+?
HERITAGE WATCHDOG PULLS FACEBOOK
Image protection fears prompt heritage watchdogs to pull Facebook page
ADS PULLED OVER 9/11 BACKLASH FEARS
Media outlets fear backlash over possible 9/11 anniversary ads
CORPORATE WEBSITES FAILING TO HELP JOURNALISTS
FT tells corporations they need to understand social media to influence journalists
HEre’s the Link to the FT article (part behind paywall)
HSBC launches new blogger and media-friendly newsroom