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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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