Inside PR #165 – Wednesday, May 27, 2009

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis and Martin Waxman discuss the importance of maintaining professionalism in the realm of social media and welcome listener comments.

00:27 Terry opens the show.

01:50 Terry welcomes a comment from David Mullen.

04:20 Terry welcomes a comment from Joe Troxler.

05:10 Martin mentions that he and Terry just came from Third Tuesday Toronto, where the folks from MGI Media were speaking.

05:35 Martin and Terry have a discussion about video and podcasting production, as well as professionalism in the social media world.

25:04 Terry shifts the topic to a discussion of audio versus video podcasts.

28:17 Martin announces that as of Tuesday, May 26 he will be the incoming President of  CPRS Toronto.

29:15 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.

Inside PR #164 – Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis and Martin Waxman discuss the recent controversy surrounding former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and the necessity of maintaining a true representation of public relations.

00:27 Terry opens the show.

08:10 Terry mentions that Joe Thornley has started a Third Tuesday Social Media Book Club using the application Shelfari.

08:55 Martin announces that he will be speaking on a panel with Joe Thornley, Daniel Tish and Kerry Harris at the CPRS National Conference at the beginning of June in Vancouver.

09:29 Terry welcomes a comment from Michael Miller.

12:40 Terry opens a discussion about the hearings going on in Ottawa regarding former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney’s business relationship with Karlheinz Schreiber.

21:50 Martin introduces another discussion point which arose from a post he read by David Mullen, entitled “The Worst Thing About PR.”

29:49 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.

Inside PR #163 – Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis and Martin Waxman discuss the public perception of PR and the need for a Canadian PR publication.

00:28 Terry opens the show.

02:42 Terry mentions that For Immediate Release featured the results of their listener survey and Inside PR tied for the #1 spot on the Top 5 list of PR podcasts that FIR listeners tune into.

04:53 Both Terry and Martin agree that it’s great to see two other Canadian podcasts on the Top 5 list: Six Pixels of Seperation and Trafcom News Podcast.

06:15 Martin tells us that Grizzly’s Growls has invited the hosts of Inside PR and For Immediate Release to appear on his podcast.

08:00 Martin starts a discussion about Maverick PR’s Internship Idol competition.

18:17 Terry opens a discussion about PR Week after seeing a news item about it on Joe Thornley’s blog.

28:07 Terry closes the show.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.

Inside PR #162 – Wednesday, May 6, 2009

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This week on Inside PR we listen to a live recording of the CPRS Toronto Web 2.0 PR panel with Martin Waxman moderating.

00:44 Martin opens the show.

01:05 Welcoming comments from Lawrence Stevenson, president of CPRS Toronto.

01:24 Lawrence introduces the evening’s co-chair, Alison Reed.

01:40 Alison introduces the moderator for the evening, Martin Waxman.

04:09 Martin introduces the discussion panelists: Kate Trgovac, Ed Lee, Keith McArthur, David Jones and Lisa Leung.

07:22 The discussion begins with the first question for the panel coming from Martin: What would your definition of social media be?

17:55 Martin asks the panel if they think social media could replace television or water cooler chats as the first place people gather socially.

27:09 Martin welcomes a question from Lawrence Stevenson off the live Twitter feed.

34:59 Martin asks a question from the live Twitter feed: What do you think the first social media tool is?

38:37 Final question from the Twitter feed: How do you measure the success of a social media campaign?

43:50 Show closes.

Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.

This week’s episode was produced by Sarah Laister.