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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

23 Mar

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!

Quiet News Day – Podcast 69

2 Mar

Call me Eagle Hawk and stand clear of rickety wooden structures for I am angry.

This week’s episode of QND begins with angry birds and it very nearly ended with angry birds due to uncontrollable laughter from hosts Peter Laing and Scott Douglas.  Stayed tuned for the outtakes which will be released separately.

Featured this week in addition to those bad tempered feathered things is a discussion on the Today programme about boundaries in PR, Channel 6, the future of the newspaper and Times journalist Melanie Reid who was paralysed in an accident and has been nominated for columnist of the year in the 2011 Press Awards.

This is my (Clare Carswell) last show as producer.  Thanks to hosts old and new for an enjoyable five months and best of luck for the future.

So all that is left to be said is cheerio!

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Quiet News Day – Podcast 68

23 Feb

In this week’s podcast, Scott Douglas and Peter Laing talk Google, Apple, Twitter, The Dundee Courier and pornstar names.  Yes QND 68 has got it all.  Enjoy.

Quiet News Day – Podcast 67

16 Feb

Welcome to episode 67 of Scotland’s leading media podcast hosted by experts, Scott Douglas and Peter Laing.

This week topics covered include the impending visit of Kate and Wills to St. Andrews next week, The Sunday Times App list, Brian Souter backing SNP funding, the yellow pages reviving a favourite advert and we even have a feature interview from Joe Walton at Real PR in Glasgow.

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Quiet News Day – Podcast 66

9 Feb

Howdy folks,

Another week and a new presenting partner for Scott Douglas.  Stepping into Shaun Milne’s shoes is Deadline’s new Managing Editor, Peter Laing.

The fresh faced, sweet talker Laing joins Mr Douglas for chitter chatter and a bit of huff and puff when they talk about AOL’s takeover of The Huffington Post, student publications, the cost of internships  and the discussion topic this week is Deadline News and its multimedia endeavours.

Enjoy and don’t forget to get in touch @quietnewsday

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Quiet News Day – Podcast 65

2 Feb

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, good night!

in episode 65 of QND we saycheerio to one half of the podcasting partnership that was, Scott Douglas and Shaun Milne.  After two years consulting and managing and editing Deadline News Mr Milne is leaving and this is his final show in the co-presenter’s chair.

This week the duo talk, LinkedIn, App awards and they also take time to address their issues with trust…no wait hang on a tick, they discuss the Edelman barometer of trust which is a useful tool in the world of PR.

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