Your Noon Briefing: Second Darling-Salmond TV debate, The Reunion, etc

WHEN, at the beginning of the month, STV hosted (here) the first TV debate about Scots independence between Better Together leader, Alistair Darling, and First Minister, Alex Salmond, it placed political editor, Bernard Ponsonby, between the combatants, to referee.

Last night, in the second debate, this time on BBC One, Darling and Salmond were stood next to each other, with political correspondent and referee, Glenn Campbell, to one side.

The Herald’s TV critic, Julie McDowall, felt it wasn’t as effective a stage set-up, as she writes here.

Meanwhile, The Scotsman’s TV critic, Andrea Mullaney, was dismayed (here) by the repeat of issues discussed during the first debate.

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THE ADVERTISING department  for The Scotsman and sister papers such as the East Lothian News has completed its move to a new address – says a half-page advert in today’s edition of The Scotsman.

Page ten declares that, from Monday, the new address – having previously been Edinburgh’s Holyrood Road – now will be the capital’s 30 Queensferry Road.

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THE deadline is looming for entries to an annual digital awards competition being run by The Herald newspaper.

The Herald’s Scottish Digital Business Awards is accepting entries until a week on Thursday.

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A REPORTER is being sought by UK-wide press agency company, SWNS, to work in Glasgow, at its Centre Press operation.

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

SWNS is also looking for a reporter, based in Aberdeen.

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FORMER Scotsman editor, John McGurk, reviews a radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Sunday, which brought together journalists who worked for The Sun newspaper during the 1980’s.

And he’s not terribly impressed, as he writes here on Scot-Buzz.

Listen to the episode of The Reunion that he’s referring to, here.

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HOLYROOD Communications – publisher of politics magazine, Holyrood – is seeking conference researchers and developers, as advertised here on the

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