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Shutterstock (the 23rd of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: The sports reporter’s bag, win for Material_UK, etc

ON the day the Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow, Alasdair Reid, on the back page of The Herald’s sports supplement today, wryly reflects on reporting from sports events, with special emphasis on… the bags that are often …

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Made Here - Feature

Made Here: Sir Chris Hoy: How to win gold, BBC One

LAST night, Sir Chris Hoy’s: How to win Gold was broadcast across BBC One, UK-wide. It was also aired on BBC Scotland, after having been broadcast in Scotland only, last

Definition of Media (the 22nd of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: New MD for Scotsman titles, BBC annual report, etc

THERE is to be a new managing director for The Scotsman and its sister titles, Scotland on Sunday and the Edinburgh Evening News - the MD of Johnston's

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: BBC Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland, etc broadcasting hours, 2013/14

DURING the year, April 2013 to March 2014, BBC Scotland broadcast 191.01 hours of current affairs programming, local to it (ie on BBC Scotland alone as opposed to

Camera lens (the 21st of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Govan Press for sale, strike off at BBC, etc

A LOCAL, free newspaper serving the south of Glasgow is up for sale, following a decision to step down by its editorial director and publisher. Workload has been cited

CMYK (the 18th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Glasgow Eyes mag out today, Scots among DADI nominees, etc

A MAGAZINE comprising photographs of Glasgow life is appearing on newsstands from today - produced by a former photographer on the now defunct Scottish News of the World

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: UK audience attitudes to the broadcast media (part four)

WHEN asked about their attitudes towards privacy on television, around half of respondents (51 per cent) in a survey conducted by the broadcasting regulators, Ofcom, disagreed with the

RickInstrell

In My Opinion: Rick Instrell: All pupils have a civic right to media education

THE Association for Media Education in Scotland (AMES) believes that all pupils have a civic right to media education. Media study should not be an optional add-on but central

Radio mic (the 17th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Strike action at the BBC (more), another positive Bellwether Report, etc

BEGINS Martyn McLaughlin, in The Scotsman, today: "BBC chiefs are working on plans for a pared-down broadcast of the Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony if planned strike action over

Made Here - Feature

Made Here: Boycotts and Broken Dreams, BBC One Scotland

'BOYCOTTS and Broken Dreams – The story of the 1986 Commonwealth Games' is being transmitted this evening, on BBC One Scotland, from 2235. Here, producer/director, Martin Conaghan, answers the

Colour pencils (the 16th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Strike action set for BBC on Commonwealth Games’ opening day, Paul Murray, etc

JOURNALISTS and technicians at the BBC are planning to go on strike on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games - reports the BBC (here), The Scotsman (here

Newspapers (the 15th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: James Brown added to Magfest roster, John Milne, etc

ONE of the founders of one of the very first modern-day 'lads mags', Loaded, has been added to the roster of speakers at a magazines festival in Glasgow. James

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: UK audience attitudes to the broadcast media (part three)

RESEARCH undertaken by the broadcasting regulators, Ofcom, has found that, while TV remains the main source of news for what is going on in the UK and around

Radio dials (the 14th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: The Herald, George Galloway, etc

ANNOUNCES The Herald newspaper: "The Herald has announced a year-on-year increase in paid-for readership in the year to June. "Bucking the national trend, the Group has delivered a net

Made Here - Feature

Made Here: The Secret Life of Your Clothes, BBC Two

THE Secret Life of Your Clothes is an hour-long documentary looking at the other side of disposable fashion: what happens to our old clothes after we’ve given them

On air and mic (the tenth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: STV Glasgow, Darling-Salmond TV debate, etc

A LOCAL TV station serving Glasgow and the west of Scotland has announced that almost 600,000 viewers have tuned in during its first month in operation. Says STV about

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: UK audience attitudes to the broadcast media (part two)

CONCLUDES research undertaken by the broadcasting regulators, Ofcom, half (49 per cent) of the adult TV audience felt it was the responsibility of both broadcasters and parents to

TV studio camer (the ninth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: UK advertising spend, online radio awards, etc

ADVERTISING spend in the UK is forecast to increase six per cent this year, rising to 6.7 per cent next year, according to figures released jointly by the

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: UK audience attitudes to the broadcast media (part one)

ACCORDING to research undertaken by the broadcasting watchdog, Ofcom, when asked whether TV programmes had improved, stayed the same or worsened between 2012 and 2013, over half (55

My Media Day - Feature

My Media Day: Simon Pauley, presenter and producer, Insight Radio

SIMON Pauley is a presenter and producer at Insight Radio, RNIB's Glasgow-based radio station which provides information, news, public service updates and entertaining content for blind and visually-impaired people

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