Quiet News Day – Episode 102

2 Nov

Welcome to Quiet News Day Episode 102. We’re past the centenary and pushing forward to bring the best news and views from the world of PR, social media and journalism.

This week, presenters Scott Douglas and Peter Laing are back in the hot seats and discuss the hottest topics in the news, including The Sun’s forthcoming plans to release content on tablet and mobile phone platforms.

Our dynamic duo then turn their attention to the use of twitter and social media in the US Presidential race to the White House, David Cameron’s LinkedIn profile, the latest developments in online news paywallsand Steve Jobs’ new biography.

Finally, Scott and Peter analyse the new iphone 4 and its voice recognition programme Siri’s inability to decipher Scottish accents.,

As always, full links are in the shownotes below.

Sun to launch iPad and iPhone apps

http://www.thedrum.co.uk/news/2011/10/29/sun-poised-release-new-mobile-and-tablet-apps

Want to run for President? You better start Tweeting.

http://gigaom.com/2011/10/31/2012-presidential-race-social-media/

Why Obama Needs Social Media to Win in 2012

MASHABLE! | 25 OCTOBER 2011

http://pulse.me/s/2wv6A

David Cameron on LinkedIn and Foursquare

http://techcrunch.com/2011/10/17/u-k-pm-david-cameron-joins-foursquare-and-linkedin/

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/politics/snp-praised-for-social-media-use-1.1131220?58862

http://www.totalpolitics.com/blog/254837/the-snpand39s-social-media-success.thtml

http://www.snp.org/media-centre/news/2011/oct/facebook-poll-shows-majority-independence

http://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/snp_reveals_route_to_independence_1_1926529

The Great Tech War Of 2012 | Fast Company

http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/160/tech-wars-2012-amazon-apple-google-facebook

Steve Jobs book an unsurprising best seller

http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/79076

Hundreds of frustrated Scots owners of the latest gizmo from Apple claim to have had issues with Siri, the iPhone 4s’s key feature, which was launched earlier this month.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2053684/Scottish-iPhone-users-lost-translation–Siri-understand-accent.html

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/8861598/Pete-Townshend-warns-Apple-not-to-be-a-digital-vampire.html

 

Twitter numbers

http://techcrunch.com/2011/10/17/twitter-is-at-250-million-tweets-per-day/

http://mashable.com/2011/10/17/twitter-ceo-advertising/

http://mashable.com/2011/10/17/twitter-costolo-stats/

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