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Radio mic (the 17th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: MG ALBA funding boost, UK-wide role for Scottish Media Academy, etc

ONE of the two partners in Gaelic language TV channel, BBC ALBA, is to receive an additional £2.1 million of Scottish Government funding over a two-year period. The Government-funded Gaelic media service, MG ALBA, will receive £1 …

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Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: Tablet ownership and UK digital advertising spend

OVER one in four British consumers now owns a tablet, as advertisers spent a record £6.3 billion in 2013 to reach people surfing the internet across an increasing

Radio dials (the 14th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Hugh Keevins, Regional Press Awards shortlist, etc

ONE of Scotland's most respected football journalists has penned his final column. Hugh Keevins wrote his last column for the Sunday Mail newspaper (here). He wrote also for sister

On air and mic (the tenth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Scots nominated in RTS Student TV Awards, Peter Steele, etc

SEVERAL Scots students have been nominated in an UK-wide competition celebrating the best of student television. The winners of the Royal Television Society's Student Television Awards will be announced

Newspapers (the eighth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Hayman to retrace Weir’s Way, BAFTA nomination for Finestripe, etc

THE Scots actor and broadcaster, David Hayman, is to retrace the footsteps of the popular STV programme series from yesteryear, Weir's Way. The re-make has begun filming - says

Photographer, black and white (the seventh of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Celtic Media Festival set for Inverness, last link on Real Radio XS, etc

AN annual festival celebrating the best of broadcasting, film and digital innovation throughout the Celtic nations and regions is to next year take place in Inverness. Just finished in

(the first of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Aird named recipient of ‘outstanding contribution’ award, Rose joins Scottish Daily Mail, etc

A CO-founder of Inverness Hospital Radio has been named the winner of an award recognising 'an outstanding contribution to hospital radio over a period of years'. Donnie Aird has

Microphones (the 28th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Joan Burnie, Johnston Press financial results, etc

ONE of Scotland's best-known and loved journalists, Joan Burnie, has penned her final column for the Daily Record newspaper. Burnie - recipient of a lifetime achievement award at the

TV camera interview (the 27th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Ad criticising Scots media reportedly removed, Scottish Student Journalism Awards, etc

AN advert on the Glasgow underground - promoting the pro-Scottish independence website, Wings Over Scotland - has reportedly been taken down. Reports Severin Carrell, in The Guardian: "The site,

oban times

Wanted: Senior advertising manager

THE Oban Times newspaper is seeking a senior advertising manager - as advertised here on and repeated on

TVCameraCrews (the 20th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Marketing awards shortlist, Wings over Scotland website, etc

A FEW Scots names feature in the shortlist of an UK-wide marketing awards run by the media and marketing magazine, The Drum. For instance, in the category, Media Planning &

Radio mic (the 17th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Most-talked about 60 seconds in TV?, Marr and Salmond, etc

WHAT would you say has been the most talked-about 60 seconds in TV, recently? The organisers of the Edinburgh International Television Festival are seeking nominations as part of

Radio dials (the 14th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Scots film and TV studio to happen?, BBC referendum guidelines, etc

THE private sector is being invited to help bring about Scotland's first purpose-built major film and TV studio. It follows the publication of an official report that concludes there

PrintersColourChart (the 11th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: ‘Out-of-England’ quota increase as Ch4 licence extended, new TV ad for The Herald, etc

THE amount of programming to be made within the UK but outside of England for Channel 4 is to be increased from a minimum of three per cent

On air and mic (the tenth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Joe Watson, Channel 4 investigative journalism places, etc

TRIBUTES have been paid to The Press and Journal farming editor, Joe Watson, who has died suddenly, at the age of 43. Reports the P&J sister title, the Evening

Presses rolling (the fifth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Daily Record streaming football friendly, Laing appointed editor of Lennox Herald, etc

A MEN'S football match between Poland and Scotland this evening is being screened live online, courtesy of the Daily Record newspaper. The friendly international is exclusive to and

Dictaphone (the 25th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Dave Rushton, Smooth Radio, Sanderson starts with an exclusive, etc

THE head of the organisation behind a trio of online TV channels has an art exhibition taking place in Edinburgh, revealing a different side to his talents. Dave Rushton

TV gallery (the 24th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Aye Write!, Edinburgh advertising campaign, Tam Cowan, etc

SEVERAL very well-kent Scots media folk grace the programme of an upcoming book festival, taking place in Glasgow during April. The Aye Write! festival programme features the likes of


Wanted: Digital designer (plus an advertising executive)

THE Edinburgh-based magazines and brochures designers, CMYK Design, have two vacancies: for a digital designer and also for a part-time advertising executive - as advertised here and here,

WWW icon (the 19th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Award launched in memory of Jan Fairley, Readly reportedly readying for UK launch, etc

AN award celebrating the life and work of the late music journalist and academic, Jan Fairley, is accepting entries. Fairley was arguably best known for her articles about World

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