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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 104

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Hello and welcome to the 104th episode of Quiet News Day bringing the best news and views from the world of PR, social media and journalism.

This week presenters Scott Douglas and Peter Laing discuss the hacking scandal latest, before delving into the world of LinkedIn and other social media networks. The latest John Lewis television advert brings with it a lengthy discussion before ending on a rather quirky Facebook problem.

As ever links to everything discussed in this week’s podcast can be found in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day – Episode 103

10 Nov

Hello and welcome to Quiet News Day. Our 103’rd episode is an absolute belter – filled to the brim with the best stories of the week from the world of social media, pulic relations and journalism. 

This week, our dynamic duo of presenters, Scott Douglas and Peter Laing, analyse some of the biggest topics making the headlines including whether mobile flash and Silverlight are dying a quick death in the world of mobile technology, and how Stumbleupon is helping print media outlets.

The pair then turn their attention to twitter and social media, where they look at the world’s top news tweeters, how the Scottish Parliament has banned twitter during sessions, and the rise of Google plus for businesses.

As ever, all the links to the topics discussed are in the shownotes below.

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Quiet News Day – Episode 102

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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.

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Quiet News Day Episode 98

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Well we are just two more episodes away from our centenary milestone and we are showing no signs of slowing down in our old age with this jam packed podcast featuring the latest social media, journalism and public relations news and views.

Fresh faced from a week away and back at his co-hosts side Peter Laing and Scott Douglas talk through the big issues this week, including media regulation, how TUPE is infiltrating the PR profession, access to journalism and why twitter is moving home. All this in under 40minutes!

As ever links to everything discussed in this week’s podcast can be found in the show notes below

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Quiet News Day 91

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Hello,

Just like any good on off relationship Scott Douglas and Peter Laing are back together again and in spectacular style to discuss the latest developments in the world of journalism, social media and public relations.

Making up for lost time, this week the duo cover a wide range of topics including the recent rumblings at the News of the World, copyright law which is threatening news cutting services, apple and Twitter’s impressive annual worth as well as discussing a subject closer to home – the Daily Record.

As always links to everything discussed this week can be found in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day 90

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Hello and welcome to this week’s Quiet News Day Podcast,

With Peter Laing away for a second week Scott Douglas takes to the reigns, for this week’s race through the latest social media, journalism and public relations news.

This week we have not one but two interviews; the first from Tricia Fox a leading PR professional who inadvertently found herself in the middle of a blogosphere furore after a blog about the late Amy Winehouse didn’t go down too well with the online world.

Next up Scott chats to graphic designer and ex Daily Record journalist Martin Kielty about his forthcoming book ‘Old The Front Page’ which takes historical news and changes them into a collection of modern day tabloids. As well as the book Scott and Martin also discuss the longevity of tabloids, the publishing industry, as well as the power of social media marketing.

So lot’s of news and views to keep you going through the day!

As ever, everything we have talked about in the show can be found in our show notes below.

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Quiet News Day 88

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Scott Douglas is away still so this week Peter Laing has been joined by podcast regular Alastair Ross to talk about the biggest news to rock the media world this week the demise of popular Sunday tabloid News of The World.

Talking through the sensational decision from a Journalism, PR and Social Media perspective the pair delve deep into the reasonings behind and the possible implications it could have for the News International corporation and Rupert Murdoch’s empire.

As always links to the stories discussed are included in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day 87

6 Jul

Hello,

This week Scott Douglas is off on holiday leaving Peter Laing to hold the fort. But keeping him company and slipping into the co-host chair is Young Student Journalist of the Year winner Alan Robertson.

 The pair delve into the delights of social media, journalism and public relations in a podcast which mixes the views of the experienced journalist and the new.

Top of the agenda is an interview with Craig McGill, managing director of social media firm Contently Managed, who discusses brand journalism and his new recruit Iain Hepburn. Next up is a topic which will have Mr Douglas’ ears pricked wherever he is as the duo discusses Twitter leaks by celebrities and the plans of the BBC to reign in what stars are allowed to tweet. And as Alan admits that he is a newbie to the world of Twitter discussions move onto the nation’s fear of communications technology. Rounding off the podcast is a look to the future of journalism with some insights from Charles McGee.

And here are all of the links to the topics discussed in today’s show.

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Quiet News Day 86

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Hello,

This week your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing bring together the magic of everything social media, journalism and public relations in this spell binding podcast which is sure to get Dumbledore’s seal of approval.

Yes that’s right the duo talk about Harry Potter author J.K Rowling and her decision to offer her e-books via a dedicated Website rather than i-tunes. If that’s not enough the guys also discuss the latest developments at the Daily Record and Scott vents about how it often takes a world class wizard to find contact details on some of the world’s largest companies websites.

And as if by magic we’ve included links to all the topics discussed in today’s show notes below.

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