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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 Yorkshire division. In an announcement made by the …

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Wanted: Editorial assistant (web and social media)

THIRD Force News, the newspaper of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, is seeking an editorial assistant (web and social media) - as advertised here on the

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


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

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

Media movers - Feature

Media Movers: Matthew Ball, David McCann, etc

WELCOME to Media Movers, reporting the latest moves within the Scottish media, including promotions and retirements. AND firstly, congratulations to Matthew Ball and Kathleen Morgan: both appointed by the


Wanted: News reporter, casual

GLASGOW-based The Digger magazine is looking for a news reporter to work for two weeks during September, as advertised here on the media jobs board and repeated

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

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

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: Sales in Scotland of national newspapers

SAYS the Audit Bureau of Circulations, every daily and Sunday national newspaper widely available in Scotland experienced a drop in their sales in the country, between June last

PrintersColourChart (the 11th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Award for The Drum’s managing director, DC Thomson invests in self-publishing service, etc

THE managing director of Glasgow-based The Drum media and marketing magazine was among the winners last night at awards celebrating the best of UK magazines. Diane Young was named


In My Opinion: Ryan Falconer: Why media pros should be multi-skilled

THE years since the invention of the internet have been a boom time for the media industry. It may not look that way to certain sections of the

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

Newspapers (the eighth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: BIG hits No.33 spot in UK-wide ranking, Andy Coulson, etc

THE Glasgow-based PR agency, The BIG Partnership, has moved up from 36th to 33rd in a listing of the 'top 150 PR agencies in the UK'. Compiled by the


Wanted: Freelance sub-editors and reporters

FREELANCE sub-editors and reporters are being sought ASAP, to work on the Clyde Weekly Press titles operated by Romanes Media Group - as advertised here on the allmediascotland

oban times

Wanted: Senior reporter

A SENIOR reporter is being sought by The Oban Times - to be based in Fort Wiliam. The vacancy is advertised here, on the media jobs board, and

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

Your Noon Briefing: Edinburgh freelancers preparing to party, Blair Jenkins, etc

THE Edinburgh Freelance branch of the National Union of Journalists is seeking to track down as many former office-bearers as possible, to help it celebrate its 50th birthday. Longest-serving

Microphone interview (the fourth of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Reporting prize for Radio Clyde, Alan Clements, etc

THE reporting by Radio Clyde of the Clutha tragedy - when a helicopter crashed into the Clutha bar in Glasgow, in November, killing ten people - has earned

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