Scottish Social Media, PR and Journalism Podcast Quiet News Day, QND, Episode 11

by Scott Douglas

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

TIMELINE

OPEN – Shaun and Scott pay tribute to Sunday Mirror journalist Rupert Hamer, who was killed in Afghanistan.

1.20 – Shaun introduces a series of short news items;

5.25 – Scott introduces a discussion about PR Spamming and Todd Defren’s PR Professionals Credo – 7 promises.

27.20 – Shaun starts a discussion about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s assertion that privacy is a thing of the past.

30.00 – Shaun opens a discussion about Sky News tooling up journalists with Tweet Deck to encourage greater use of Twitter.

33.15 – Scott and Shaun discuss Labour politician Pauline McNeil’s call for newspapers to be given on free subscription to Scottish teenagers on their 18th birthday.

35.50 – Shaun mentions two upcoming events- news:rewired in London and the second social media dinner in Glasgow.

 

SHOW NOTES

Tribute to the Sunday Mirror’s Rupert Hamer killed in Afghanistan

http://blogs.mirror.co.uk/observation-post/2010/01/rupert-hamer—our-friend.html

NEWS BRIEFS:

In Newspapers … Some titles see 130 per cent in web traffic because of the weather conditions. http://rss.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/news/100111tmsnow.shtml

In Broadcast … Chris Evans kicked off his new Radio 2 slot with a welcome return for broadcaster Moira Stewart.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/chris-evans/

Online … Latest tweet tracking by Innovations in Newspapers shows one new tweet a minute for Apple iSlate;

http://www.innovationsinnewspapers.com/index.php/2010/01/11/apple-tablet-appple-islate-and-apple-on-twitter/

In Social Media … a man has appeared in court in Edinburgh accused of race hate crime after allegedly posting comments against Jews.

http://news.stv.tv/scotland/east-central/149618-teen-in-court-on-facebook-racism-charge/

In PR …. Weber Shandwick’s Northern Irish MD Conall McDevitt has branded the handling of NI First Minister Peter Robinson’s communication as a “PR disaster”.

http://www.prweek.com/uk/news/976502/Northern-Ireland-First-Ministers-press-coverage-PR-disaster-says-agency-boss/

DISCUSSION

THIS WEEK IN PR ……

PRESS RELEASE ROW

The Media Blog Slams Kevin Braddock

http://themediablog.typepad.com/the-media-blog/2010/01/kevin-braddock-.html

Sally Whittle (gettingink blog and who’s the mummy blogs) talks sense on the issue

http://gettingink.typepad.com/getting_ink/2010/01/why-do-we-care-about-pr-spam.html

Todd Defren of Shiftcomm / PR Squared on 7 PR Promises for Better Relations

http://www.pr-squared.com/index.php/2008/05/the_pr_professionals_credo_7_p

THIS WEEK IN SOCIAL MEDIA ….

FACEBOOK PRIVACY ROW

Facebook Founder Says We All Have to Kiss Privacy Goodbye

http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/facebooks_zuckerberg_says_the_age_of_privacy_is_ov.php

Despite previous attempt to protect his own privacy

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/03/technology/03facebook.html

SKY STAFF FORCED TO USE TWITTER

Sky journalists forced to use Twitter

http://www.journalism.co.uk/2/articles/537082.php

THIS WEEK IN JOURNALISM

Labour’s Pauline McNeill – wants all Scots to receive a free newspaper subscription at 18:

http://news.scotsman.com/politics/Pauline-McNeill-Radical-thinking-is.5970345.jp

http://paidcontent.co.uk/article/419-as-youngsters-switch-to-online-news-should-scotland-give-them-more-pape/

COMING UP

NewsRewired @ City University in London this coming Thursday with journalism.co.uk.

 

Second Scottish Social Media Dinner on Thursday, January 28. Scheduled speakers are Stewart Kirkpatrick from w00tonomy, three days after launching his online newspaper; Iain Hepburn from the Daily Record/Sunday Mail web team and the Daily Dust founder Ewan Spence.

http://www.contently-managed.com/blog/2010/01/11/guest-speakers-topic-date-announced-for-2nd-scottish-social-media-dinner/

 

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