Your Noon Briefing: Scottish Creative Awards,, etc

SOME of the best-known names in the world of advertising and marketing are among the nominees in a competition celebrating the best of Scots creativity.

The shortlist for this year’s Scottish Creative Awards includes – among many, many others – the likes of The Union, threebrand, Frame and STV Creative.

The awards are run by the publisher of The Drum media and marketing magazine, with the winners to be announced on October 8, in Glasgow.

View the shortlist – including examples of the nominated work – here.

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AND begins The Drum, here: “A giant, 492ft comic strip has been erected at the waterfront construction site of the V&A Museum of Design Dundee in celebration of Scottish design.”

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EDINBURGH Festival shows staged by Irish companies can expect to be showcased on a dedicated internet channel launched yesterday and being run from the Summerhall arts hub in the Scottish capital. is the latest project from – which also operates, and and provides media graduates with an opportunity to develop their skills.

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ANOTHER twist in a now long-ish-running investigation by the Sunday Herald’s Paul Hutcheon…

Today, in sister title, The Herald, Hutcheon writes that – contrary to what has been intimated elsewhere – a surveillance watchdog has the facility to name the likes of a police force for spying on a journalist “once inquiries have been completed”.

Read more, here.

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A NEWS bulletin editor is being sought by Bauer Media, based in either Dundee or Aberdeen, to work on its Radio Tay and Northsound radio stations.

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

Please do mention the site when replying to adverts you see being publicised on it.

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