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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

Newspapers (the 15th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Andrew Richardson, Scots and Google, etc

A FORMER managing director of Johnston Press Scotland - the Scots division of the publishers of The Scotsman and several other Scots newspapers - is reported to have

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


Wanted: PR and social media consultant

A PR and social media consultant is being sought by the Scots digital agency, Equator - as advertised here on and repeated on

TV studio camer (the ninth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Editorial changes at The Sunday Post, Stewart Boyd, etc

THE Sunday Post newspaper has substantially restructured its editorial team. The changes - made by editor-in-chief, Donald Martin - follows the departure of the paper's long-serving deputy, Alastair Bennett,

My Media Day - Feature

My Media Day: Nicky Glenn, social media manager, SNS Group

NICKY Glenn is social media manager at Glasgow-based picture and video agency, SNS Group. He submitted this on Tuesday, April 1. What exactly is it you do? At the moment I'm


Wanted: Social media officer

A SOCIAL media officer is being sought by Police Scotland, as advertised here and repeated on

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


Media Awards: Celtic Media Festival Awards

THERE were three Scots wins among the several 'torc' prizes on offer at the Celtic Media Festival, the annual celebration of broadcasting, digital, etc from the Celtic nations

Touching a tablet (the third of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Radio Academy Awards nomination for Boogie in the Morning, PCC clears Scottish Sun over witness payment, etc

THE breakfast show broadcast on the Edinburgh-based commercial radio station, Radio Forth, has been shortlisted in the UK's most prestigious radio awards competition. 'Boogie in the Morning' is in


Wanted: Digital community managers

MAVERICK Television is seeking two, part-time digital community managers, working in/around Edinburgh - as advertised here on and repeated on

Headphones (the 31st of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Media academics in new indy analysis team, local TV channel for Glasgow launching, etc

SOME of Scotland's best-known media academics have been recruited in an ambitious project to comment at least weekly on the upcoming referendum on whether the country should be

The Story Behind

The Story Behind: Document Scotland photography project

FORMED two years ago, Document Scotland is a collective of four acclaimed Scots photographers brought together by - they say - "a common vision to witness and photograph


Wanted: Various media vacancies at Police Scotland

THE communications function at the new Police Scotland is changing and several media vacancies are being advertised on, reflecting this. Says Police Scotland: "Police Scotland is recruiting for

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: ‘Information snacking’ on bite-sized news

ALMOST half of UK consumers are now ‘information snacking’ their news on a daily basis - according to research published last week. Commissioned by smartphone folk, HTC, figures for


Media Awards: BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards

SOME of Scotland's best student and upcoming talent - in the fields of television, games and film - were honoured last night by the British Academy of Film


Wanted: Digital content producer

A DIGITAL content producer is being sought for the websites of The Press and Journal and its Energy Voice - as advertised here on the media vacancies

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: Time spent on tablets, etc versus watching television

UK consumers are expected to spend, for the first time ever, more time 'consuming media' on their desktops, laptops, tablets and mobile phones than watching television - according

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