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Quiet News Day – Episode 105

24 Nov

Welcome to episoe 105 of Quiet News Day – your weekly helping of the best stories from the world of journalism, social media and public relations.

This week, presenters Scott Douglas and Peter Laing talk through the biggest stories of the week, including the lastest from the ongoing phone hacking enquiry and how new guidelines for membership of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) will affect PR practitioners across the UK.

Scott then talks about the ups and downs of his trial of the new Microsoft mobile phone before the two hosts discuss a new list of the top mobile apps and the importance of having a great corporate website.  

As always, links to the stories discussed can be viewed in the shownotes below.


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Quiet News Day Episode 92

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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.


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Quiet News Day – Podcast 81

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Welcome to this week’s Quiet News Day podcast which covers all the latest social media, journalism and public relations news.

This week your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing have been freed from the super injunctions and give their no holds barred view-point on some of the issues surrounding what has been one of the biggest legal stories of the year. The Kiss and Tell duo also take us through the issues surrounding twitter picture ownership, the ever blurring boundaries between adverts and editorials and the waining presence of Scottish PR personalities on some of the world’s top PR hot lists.

As ever, links to everything discussed can be found in the show notes below.


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Quiet News Day Podcast 75

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Hello and welcome to your weekly installment of Quiet News Day.

This week Peter Laing takes a well deserved rest, so we have Scott Douglas at the helm taking us through space, Google, smartphones and CIPR and just in case we were missing him too much Peter has kindly taken time from his break to provide some interesting insights on the topics discussed.

More information about any of our topics can as usual be found in the show notes below.


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Quiet News Day Podcast 73

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Welcome to episode 73 of Quiet News Day with your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing, choc full with the latest journalism, PR and social media news and views.

This week we talk about social media benchmarking, a catchy and interesting job advert that sums up rather too perfectly what it’s like to work in the media and we also discuss what it takes to become an influencer in the world of social media.

More information about any of the topics discussed can be found in this weeks show notes below.


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Quiet News Day – Podcast 70

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Welcome to Quiet News Day with your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing serving up your weekly slice of journalism, PR and social media.

For starters this week search engines have been over taken by a flock of Angry Birds as they join up with Bing, prompting the subject of the importance of Search and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). For mains we will be serving up the Freedom of Information Act with a side of David Cameron’s YouTube appearance which has taken the video world by storm. Then if you’ve room a trio of BBC Iplayer, Blogs and Caledonian Mercury’s Third Way for dessert!

Plenty to keep you going throughout the day!

Everything on our menu is included in the show notes below allowing you to get the most out of the podcast!


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