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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 64

26 Jan

Well hello there.

We at QND hope you are well and are ready for another podcast rammed full of news and discussion from the worlds of journalism, social media and PR.

The winning combination of Scott Douglas and Shaun Milne take to the pilot seats and Clare Carswell is strapped in as navigator.

This week we look at why the world’s tech giant, Google needs PR, developments regarding the funding of the Scottish Digital Network and why Apple should be ‘appy.

Our discussion section focuses on the sacking of Andy Gray from Sky following comments he made about a female lineswoman.

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Quiet News Day – Podcast 63

19 Jan

Hello!

Welcome to Quiet News Day with your hosts Shaun Milne and Scott Douglas serving up your weekly slice of journalism, PR and social media.

On the menu today is a bit of discussion on the new look for Business 7, Johnston Press digital ambitions and PR Power Book is open to nominations for the first time as well as dicussion about STV local news plans.

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Quiet News Day – Podcast 62

12 Jan

Hello!

This is the place to come for discussion on journalism, PR and social meeeja … from a Scottish perspective.  Hosts Shaun Milne and Scott Douglas steer their way through the topics with flare and panache.

Served up today is a bit of news featuring changes at the top fro the Daily Record and the Sunday Mail, Scotsman publications put their prices up and the a dissection of the first issue of the new look Sunday Herald.

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Quiet News Day – Podcast 61

5 Jan

Happy New Year listeners!

Thank-you for navigating your way on to our site here at Quiet News Day.   After an enjoyable festive break,  hosts Scott Douglas and Shaun Milne have returned with a fresh QND podcast to delight the ears.

On this week’s show topics include photography on facebook, the aura of new social media toy Quora and up for discussion is Shaun Milne’s new and rather intimate project that has so far seen him shed his clothes and pose for photos, all available online.  More on that later.

 

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Quiet News Day – podcast 60

22 Dec

Hello.

Thanks for joining us for this week’s Quiet News Day podcast!  Shaun Milne (Deadline News) and Scott Douglas (Holyrood Partnership) discuss the must-have Christmas presents in terms of the iPad and Kindle, and what it means for the consumption of news.

Merry Christmas!

Thanks for listening.

LINKS

PR Moment study says Facebook is much more important to PRs than Twitter:

http://www.prmoment.com/PR-Review/why-facebook-has-more-uk-users-than-twitter-or-linkedin.aspx

Jobs go at The Herald & Evening Times group just in time for Christmas:

http://www.allmediascotland.com/press_news/28245/publishers-decline-to-comment-on-possible-revamp-of-sunday-herald

Bad PR takes the rap for scientific row over new form of life in Arsenic lakeLinks:

http://www.fastcompany.com/1710607/nasa-finds-amino-acids-on-impossible-meteorite-improves-chances-et-exists

Digital outstrips print ad spend:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/greenslade/2010/dec/21/advertising-digital-media

How much is a Tweet worth?

http://www.fastcompany.com/1711146/whats-a-tweet-worth-toyota-soulja-boy-disagree

Scottish Press Awards:

http://www.scottishpressawards.co.uk./

How are tablets likely to shape the future of news consumption:

http://evolvingnewsroom.co.nz/a-news-app-and-ipad-wrap

http://blogs.journalism.co.uk/editors/2010/12/10/ipad-users-very-likely-to-cancel-print-subscriptions-suggests-new-study/

THE BIG  STORY

How are Tablet computers likely to shape the future of news?

Amazon brings newspapers to Kindle Apps – starting with iPhone:

http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=176060&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1428091

http://www.fastcompany.com/1710663/amazon-brings-newspapers-magazines-to-kindle-apps-starting-with-android

Reynolds Institute of Journalism begins major study into iPad usage on news consumption:

http://www.rjionline.org/digital-publishing/dpa/stories/research-projects/ipad-news-survey
http://blogs.journalism.co.uk/editors/2010/12/20/android-app-update-allows-users-to-purchase-kindle-newspapers/

Murdoch’s new iPad only newspaper to launch in January at $0.99 per month:

http://mediamemo.allthingsd.com/20101217/rupert-murdochs-daily-ipad-newspaper-set-for-january-launch/?mod=sn

http://www.geeky-gadgets.com/rupert-murdochs-the-daily-ipad-newspaper-launching-january-20-12-2010/

PaidContent say Virgin’s iPad magazine (Project) has a few kinks to sort out:

http://paidcontent.co.uk/article/419-first-look-bransons-virgin-ipad-project-frustrates-with-complexity/

While The Economist launches an iPad magazine called Intelligent Life:

http://moreintelligentlife.com/

Quiet News Day – podcast 59

15 Dec

Hello!

Thank-you for tuning in to the Quiet News Day podcast.  This week Shaun Milne introduces a series of interviews that co-host Scott Douglas carried out a series of interviews after he delivered a speech to an audience in Edinburgh on how the web can be used as a tool for communications.

He was talking to a paying audience specifically about how modern social media strategies can help supplement and improve traditional communications in business.

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Quiet News Day – podcast 58

8 Dec

Howdy folks!

Welcome to another week of QND and what a chilly week it has been! But this week our very own Scott Douglas has put together a winter special to get you through the cold winter day.

He talks to a host of folks about social media and the Arctic weather we’ve been putting up with the past week and a half. It features;

- Atholl Duncan, Head of News and Current Affairs at BBC Scotland

- Matt Roper, Digital News Editor at STV

- Richard Neville, Deputy Editor, The Press & Journal

- Iain Pope, Online Editor at dailyrecord.co.uk

-  Stewart Argo, Media Manager at City of Edinburgh Council

- Craig McGill, Social media consultant and owner of Contently Managed

Narrated by Scott with an intro by host Shaun Milne and produced by Clare Carswell, what more could you need to keep you entertained on a snow day!



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