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Your Noon Briefing: The indyref and Scots media, radio festival, etc

SCOTLAND’S daily newspapers worked well into the early hours to produce the most up-to-date editions, reporting the country’s decision to vote No to the country seeking to become independent. For instance, The Herald’s last edition was headed, …

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In My Opinion: Maurice Smith: What of the media, post-indyref?

WHAT are we as journalists to make of the coverage of the Scottish referendum campaign? Even casual observers in Scotland will have noticed that the campaign has been running

CMYK (the 18th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Today’s front page headlines, social media and #indyref, etc

A REFERENDUM wrap-around - headed 'Choose well Scotland' - is among the offerings today for readers of the main daily newspapers available in Scotland. The wrap-around, accompanying the Daily


Media Broth: It’s your decision, innit?

IT was a particularly enjoyable edition of BBC news programme, Reporting Scotland, last Wednesday and the BBC Scotland political editor, Brian Taylor, was absolutely correct in commending the

Colour pencils (the 16th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Herald backing No, but…, NUJ concerned about intimidation of indyref journalists, etc

THE Herald newspaper has come out in favour of a No vote in Thursday's indyref vote, but on condition of Scotland being given more autonomy, as is now

Newspapers (the 15th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: The Sunday Post urges a No vote, the BBC and RBS, etc

THE Sunday Post newspaper has urged a No vote in Thursday's indyref vote. Said the paper (here) yesterday: "The Sunday Post is as Scottish as haggis and Maw Broon’s

Camera Gantry (the 12th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Strike threat at BBC lifted, world’s media descend on Scotland, etc

A THREAT of strike action by members of the National Union of Journalists at the BBC has been lifted. Says the NUJ website, here: "Strike action threatened at the

PrintersColourChart (the 11th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: The Scotsman urges No vote, radio station bans Scots music, etc

THE Scotsman newspaper has declared its verdict on the upcoming referendum on Scots independence: it is opting for No, saying 'we are better together'. The newspaper's bold front page

My Top Ten - Feature

My Top Ten: Alastair Tibbitt, senior journalist, STV

MY Top Ten invites media practitioners to identify their top ten websites, apps, software tools and gadgets, etc, and here it is the turn of Alastair Tibbitt, a senior

On air and mic (the tenth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: TSPL, BBC ALBA autumn schedule, etc

CLOSER working relations between the three newspaper titles that make up The Scotsman Publications Ltd (TSPL) are understood to be at the heart of an appointment involving a

TV studio camer (the ninth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Broadcasting in Scotland, The Scottish Sun, etc

WHAT the broadcasting landscape might look like in Scotland were the country to vote for independence is the subject of a very extensive article on The Guardian website. Claire

Made Here - Feature

Made Here: What’s funny about the indyref?

WHAT’S funny about the indyref? is a new, one-off comedy sketch show inspired by the Scots independence referendum and written by new writers, aged 16 - 25 years-old.

Newspapers (the eighth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Premier Christian Radio, Alan Pattullo, etc

BEGINS the website, (here): "Premier Christian Radio is heading to Scotland to broadcast its breakfast show from Edinburgh and Glasgow during the referendum on Scottish independence. "The station

Presses rolling (the fifth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Frankie Boyle, Magfest, etc

REPORTS The Guardian: "[Scots comedian] Frankie Boyle will cast his caustic eye over the Scottish independence referendum on a BBC online show to be filmed by the 'yes' vote


Media Broth: Feast yourselves

AS the polls indicate a surge in support for Scots independence, supporters of the Yes campaign will have obviously taken some delight that the only regional newspaper in


Wanted: Freelance broadcast journalists

FREELANCE broadcast journalists are being sought by Your Radio, which serves Dumbarton, Helensburgh, Greenock, etc. The vacancy is being advertised here and repeated on Says Your Radio, it's looking

Microphone interview (the fourth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: STV’s indyref coverage on Sept 18, and what of the BBC’s?, etc

BEGINS a media announcement by STV: "STV has confirmed an extensive overnight results programme on Thursday 18 September, presented by Bernard Ponsonby and Aasmah Mir, with live reports

Touching a tablet (the third of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Darling and Salmond to guest edit Daily Record, TV journalism awards, etc

BEGINS the Daily Record newspaper: "The Daily Record has formed a momentous partnership with both the Better Together and Yes Scotland campaigns as both Alistair Darling and Alex

Photographers at work (the second of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Strike action at the BBC?, Edinburgh media centre for indyref, etc

BEGINS The Scotsman: "Staff at the BBC have voted 'decisively' to stage strike action in a row over job losses. "Members of the National Union of Journalists backed industrial

(the first of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Entries invited for internal comms competition, ‘programme packing’, etc

ENTRIES are being invited by a media awards competition celebrating the best of internal communications. The competition - UK-wide - is being organised by the Institute of Internal Communications,

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