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Radio mic (the 17th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Campaign launches to ‘save our sources’, indyref and social media, etc

THE journalism website,, has launched an online petition, urging action is taken to ensure that legislation (the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act) is not used by public authorities to secretly obtain journalists’ phone records and identify confidential sources. …

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Wanted: News reporter

THE Digger magazine is seeking a news reporter, as advertised here on Do check our media jobs twitter feed, here. And please do say where you saw the


Wanted: Reporter

A REPORTER is being sought by the Greenock Telegraph, as advertised here on the media jobs board and repeated on the dedicated twitter feed,

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: Average sales of national newspapers, UK-wide

UK-wide sales of the Daily Record averaged 216,179 between the months of March and August - according to official figures. Says ABC (aka the Audit Bureau of Circulations), the average

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

Media movers - Feature

Media Movers: Graham Miller, Jack Mathieson, etc

WELCOME to Media Movers, reporting the latest moves within the Scottish media, including promotions and retirements. AND firstly, congratulations to Graham Miller; he is now the editor at the


Wanted: Editorial officer

THE International Network of Street Papers is seeking an editorial officer, as advertised here on the media jobs board. Check out too and do feel free to

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

My Media Day - Feature

My Media Day: Sean Lafferty, communications officer, Yes Scotland

SEAN Lafferty is a communications officer for the Yes Scotland campaign, urging a vote for Scots independence in three days' time. He submitted this on Thursday, September 11. What exactly


Wanted: Trainee reporter

ROMANES Media Group is seeking a trainee reporter, to work out of its Alloa office. In the main, that's the Alloa Advertiser newspaper, but also the Stirling News and

Ellis Watson

In My Opinion: Ellis Watson: Hope is not a strategy

This is an extract from a speech Ellis Watson gave last week, opening the annual conference of the Scots division of PPA: Magfest... THE digital revolution is 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

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


Media Broth: Magfest morsels

STARTING tomorrow, the magazine, Woman's Weekly, is hosting its third annual show, Woman's Weekly Live! As the magazine's editor, Diane Kenwood, explained to delegates at the annual conference of

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

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

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: National newspaper sales in Scotland

THE Times newspaper saw its average sales in Scotland increase, year-on-year - rising from an average 19,567 during August last year and an average 20,420 last month. And, says


Wanted: Senior reporters

A SENIOR reporter is being sought by the Cumnock Chronicle newspaper, while publishers Romanes Media Group is also seeking a senior reporter at its Dumbarton Reporter newspaper also. For

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

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