Scottish PR expert Scott Douglas co-hosts episode 4 of media podcast, Quiet News Day


Scottish PR expert Scott Douglas co-hosts episode 4 of media podcast, Quiet News Day


Scott Douglas, founder of Holyrood PR public relations in Scotland joins with renonwed journalist Shaun Milne for Episode 4 of Quiet News Day.

The weekly podcast, which looks at media, journalism, public relations, social media and technology,is aimed at anyone interested in media and business.

On the latest blog, special guest is Dave Cook, one of Scotland’s leaders in public relations for the online gaming sector.

Other stories discussed include plans by Times editor James Harding to rewrite the economice of online, and the Mirror Group’s Neil Benson on suggestions that local newspapers should set up their own public relations services.

Times editor James Harding on his plans to “rewrite the economics of online”.

Guardian News & Media Head of Digital Attraction.

Neil Benson on newspapers setting up local PR agencies

The journalistic view:

The public relations view:

Audio interview with Neil Benson

The Cumberland News and Star Cover It Live:

Dave Cook on news, gaming and PR (pictured)

E-READERS – a real page turner?

Nook e-reader
($259 – due January. One million titles, wireless download books and newspapers, 3G network and also connects to wi-fi and lets you “lend” ebooks to friends

Sony e-reader ($300)|3961894622

Kindle e-reader
($259 – $489 – 350,000 titles, sharp, long battery life, blogs, wi-fi, newspapers. Locked into only Amazon, book in 60 seconds. Holds 1500 books)

Do you Poken?

The next Edinburgh TweetUp takes place next month on December 1. Hash-tag edtweetup to search on Twitter for details or follow the link on our show notes.

It’s also worth visiting to see the twtvite website it’s being promoted on, another very useful tool in the growing armoury for Twitter users.

The first Scottish Social Media Dinner – for more details: