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(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, and has a deadline of the 30th …

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PublicRelationsshutterstock (the 29th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: New kids magazine, more commissions for Tern TV, etc

BEGINS a media announcement from DC Thomson, the Dundee-based comics, magazines and newspapers publisher: "DC Thomson has announced the launch of a new monthly children’s magazine. "The title, 110%

Made Here - Feature

Made Here: The Bridge: Fifty Years Across the Forth, BBC One Scotland

ONE of the most iconic structures in Scotland, the Forth Road Bridge is 50 years old on Thursday. And the anniversary is being marked by a documentary, The Bridge:

Microphones (the 28th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Sales of Scots regional newspapers, STV half-year results, etc

THE Sunday Herald newspaper has registered an increase in its print sales these last few months, according to ABC (aka Audit Bureau of Circulations). In its latest survey of

TV camera interview (the 27th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Drew Cochrane, more than two million tune into TV debate, etc

A NEWSPAPER editor - believed to be Britain's longest-serving - is stepping down, after almost 40 years in the post. Drew Cochrane, editor of the Largs & Millport Weekly News,

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Media Podcasts: Broadcast magazine

THE Edinburgh International Television Festival has been and gone for another year. It took place between Thursday and Saturday last week, with Channel 4 chief executive, David Abraham, delivering

Journalist working at keyboard (the 26th of the month)

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,


Movies about the Media: Good Night, and Good Luck.

DIRECTED by, co-written by and co-starring George Clooney, Good Night, and Good Luck. follows  - says The Guardian, here - "the story of Edward R. Murrow who, with


Media Broth: TV festival fare

AND so the caravan has departed, back to London, after its sojourn in Scotland. The Edinburgh International Television Festival is, though, not always a caravan of love. Sometimes, it

Definition of Media (the 22nd of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Edinburgh International TV Festival, Celtic Media Awards, etc

THE Edinburgh International Television Festival is in town, and - as tradition dictates - the finale to day one is the keynote speech, the MacTaggart Lecture. Yesterday evening's lecture


In My Opinion: David Abraham: Sustaining creative risk in UK television for the next generation

DAVID Abraham is the chief executive of Channel 4 and the latest guest to deliver the MacTaggart Lecture at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival... This is the full

Camera lens (the 21st of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Matt Lock,, etc

THE head of communications at the national agency for sport in Scotland, sportscotland, is leaving for a new job. Matt Lock is leaving in November, after almost six years,

TVCameraCrews (the 20th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Blog awards, Bill Rae, etc

AN awards competition celebrating the best blogs in the UK - produced by PR, marketing and communications folk - has issued a call for entries. From the first of

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: TV programming spend, etc in Scotland

SOME £263 million was spent by the BBC and ITV/ STV/ UTV on producing first-run originated programmes specifically for viewers in Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English


Media Broth: A juicy bite

WHAT do you get when you design the cover of a magazine called 'news bite' with the masthead part-obscured by the image of a person clutching a leaflet? Take

CMYK (the 18th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Alex Bell launching latest book, The Conversation, etc

A CO-founder of is launching his latest book later today. Alex Bell - who has more recently been a Special Adviser to First Minister, Alex Salmond, and has

Newspapers (the 15th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Circulation figures for Scots mags, future of broadcasting in Scotland, etc

THREE magazines published by Dundee-based DC Thomson are featured among the best-selling magazines in the UK; albeit they have each seen their sales drop slightly. Says the Audit Bureau

Radio dials (the 14th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: NCTJ success for former P&J reporter, Darling-Salmond TV debate, etc

A FORMER reporter on The Press and Journal newspaper is among 50 journalists, UK-wide, to have passed exams making them eligible to be appointed as senior reporters. Ann-Marie Parry

Press hat (the 13th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Scottish Creative Awards shortlist, search begins for ‘best small radio station’, etc

THE best of Scotland's advertising and creative talent is being celebrated in an annual media awards competition which has just announced its shortlist. The Scottish Creative Awards is run by the


Wanted: Multi-media reporter

A MULTI-media reporter is being sought by Romanes Media Group to work at its newspaper title, the Dumbarton Reporter. The vacancy is being advertised here on the media

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