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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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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 80

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Hello,

Welcome to Quiet News Day Episode 80 – not too far off the big 100 episode milestone now and to help us get there we have a line up of the latest PR, Journalism and Social Media News that – tactical voting aside – would be guaranteed to knock Azerbaijan off their Eurovision throne.

Side swerving the nil points, Scott Douglas and Peter Laing explore the latest Facebook scandal, a popular Scottish journalist’s move into the world of PR and ask just how valuable twitter is when it comes to customer service.

So fly your flags high and get behind us – as ever our show notes contain links to all the stories discussed.


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Quiet News Day Podcast 79

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Super injunctions at the ready its Quiet News Day episode 79, with your weekly dose of social media, journalism and public relations news.

Your hosts who can be named Scott Douglas and Peter Laing take you through the latest issues surrounding super injunctions and how social networks are pushing their restrictions to the limit. We also celebrate Scottish public relations and look at some of the companies who have made the industry’s top 100, as well as taking a look at coverage during the Scottish general elections. Just in case we’ve forgotten about all things Royal we discuss the phenomenal headlines made by Pippa Middleton.

If you’re left wanting more information, then don’t worry unlike a super injunction, you can find links to everything discussed can be found in the show notes below.


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Quiet News Day Podcast 76

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Hello all!

Your usual hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing, seem to have caught the election bug this week as they invite Alastair Ross from McGrigors LLP and Jason Wassell from DLA Piper, to discuss how the election is shaped and influenced by traditional and social media. With sensational headlines from The Sun, newspaper motives and the impact of hyper local blogging social networking this week’s podcast has it all.

As usual you can find links to all the items discussed in the show notes below and leave us a comment on twitter


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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 72

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Hello and welcome to this week’s Quiet News Day with your hosts Scott Douglas and Peter Laing.

This week the show takes on a different format with a special interview with Roddy McRae who is the sales director of Pacific Coast News – a paparazzi picture agency based in sunny California.

He gives an insight into what it is like working in a world of hunting down celebrities and also talks about changes in the industry and how much a set of sought-after pictures could fetch. You may be surprised!


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