Quiet News Day Episode 95

7 Sep

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!

NOTW LATEST

Steve Coogan savages tabloid media in latest interview

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/sep/05/steve-coogan-phone-hacking-interview

Levenson Inquiry underway

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/sep/06/phone-hacking-levseon-inquiry-live

Murdoch’s Wife reveals Tony Blair is godfather to media mogul’s child

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Blair-Murdoch-godfather-daughter/2011/09/05/id/409775

Lawyers of phone hacking victims were ‘targeted’

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/phone-hacking-victims-lawyers-were-targeted-2348387.html

BLOGGERS V JOURNOS

Plan to Give Journalists Better Access Than Bloggers
http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2011/08/23/graeme-hamilton-quebec-seeks-special-status-for-select-journalists/

The response from media influencer Mitch Joel
http://www.twistimage.com/blog/archives/one-step-forward-and-fifty-steps-back-for-bloggers-and-society/

GOOGLE PLUS

Google’s bonfire of unwanted online sites – streamlining for Google+?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/sep/05/google-plus-launch-closes

HERITAGE WATCHDOG PULLS FACEBOOK

Image protection fears prompt heritage watchdogs to pull Facebook page

http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/09/02/25581-facebook-copyright-fears-over-rcahms-images-used-by-lost-edinburgh-dispelled/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/We-want-the-Lost-Edinburgh-page-back-please/150791625004539

ADS PULLED OVER 9/11 BACKLASH FEARS

Media outlets fear backlash over possible 9/11 anniversary ads

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/05/business/media/media-outlets-walk-fine-line-in-911-anniversary-coverage.html

CORPORATE WEBSITES FAILING TO HELP JOURNALISTS

FT tells corporations they need to understand social media to influence journalists
http://blogs.journalism.co.uk/editors/2011/08/31/ft-study-exposes-problems-in-finding-media-information-on-corporate-websites/

HEre’s the Link to the FT article (part behind paywall)
on.ft.com/o39p2x

HSBC launches new blogger and media-friendly newsroom

http://www.hsbc.co.uk/1/2/popups/newsroom

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