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Quiet News Day 88

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Hello,

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

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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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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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Quiet News Day Podcast Episode 85

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Ears at the ready for episode 85 of the podcast which gives you all the latest journalism, social media and public relations news and views.

This week Scott Douglas and Peter Laing discuss the latest stories to rock the media world including Panorama’s underhand journalism tactics which accused Primark of using slave labour and how Alex Salmond unleashed a torrent of insults on one of Scotland’s best selling newspapers.

The duo also discuss one PR agency’s unusual approach to agency structure as well as the true entertainment value of 3D TV.

As ever links to all the topics discussed can be found in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day 84

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Welcome to episode 84 of the podcast which brings together the latest journalism, social media and public relations news and views.

Masters of the mix Scott Douglas and Peter Laing, discuss what has been a troubled week for Scottish media as one of its infamous publications the Daily Record announces a series of job cuts and a shake up to it’s organisation. The former jewel of Scots news crown, has struggled to battle against its more successful counterparts, but can the paper bounce back from these shocking cuts? As always the duo have very different views….

Among the doom and gloom however there are couple of media success stories including Facebook’s $1billion IPO and John Boothman’s appointment as Head of Public Affairs at the BBC.

Links to everything discussed, as always are found in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day Podcast 83

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Hello and welcome to this week’s dose of social media, news and public relations.

This week we have a special guest in the form of Murray Buchanan a media lawyer, investor, innovator and supporter of the arts and who discusses a wide range of subjects – from Twitter to music in the digital age.

Our very own Scott Doulgas and Peter Laing talk more about Apple’s newest release the iCloud – and how it compares with rival services from Amazon and Google.

As ever we have included links to all the topics discussed in todays podcast in the show notes below.

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Quiet News Day Podcast 82

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Hello and welcome to this week’s Quiet News Day podcast!

We’ve come over all Charles Dickens this week with our ghosts of journalism past Scott Douglas and Peter Laing taking the hosts chair, with support from guests Alan Robertson and Michael Donnelly the ghosts of journalism present, discussing the ghost of journalism’s future.

Great insights from this foursome on how the face of journalism is evolving and how social media is changing the way we read and react to the news.

Far from Scrooge like, we have included links to all the stories mentioned in the week’s podcast in the show notes below.

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