Your Noon Briefing: Hyper-local media, STV Productions, etc

HOW might policymakers assist the development of hyper-local media?

Damian Radcliffe, an honorary research fellow at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Culture and Media Studies, considers the challenge, on the website of the Dunfermline-based Carnegie UK Trust, which has been operating, for some time, a Neighbourhood News project, “to help support community media across the UK”.

Read the article, here.

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A HANDFUL of helpful comments already – including from 3TFM (Three Towns FM), in North Ayrshire – on the topic: How do community radio stations measure their listenership?

Read them, here.

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A FEATURES editor is being sought by the Dundee-based daily newspaper, The Courier.

The vacancy is being advertised, here, on the media jobs board.

And The Courier’s sister title, the Evening Express, is seeking an assistant content editor, as advertised here.

You too can post a media job ad on the site.

Not only will your advert appear on the front page of the site, including on the slider, but it will be tweeted to over 17,000 people ( and and featured in the allmediascotland weekday eNewsletter (which has almost 4,000 recipients).

For more information, email here.

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BEGINS an announcement from STV: “STV Productions has today announced the appointment of Dan Korn as a new creative director, reporting to Alan Clements, director of content. In this role, Dan will have a particular focus on specialist factual and returnable programming.

“Dan joins STV Productions from Discovery Networks International where he has fulfilled a number of leading creative and project roles over the past decade, most recently as head of special projects. He was previously Discovery’s head of programming for UK and Western Europe.”

Read more, here.

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