Kirkpatrick to ‘talk digital’ and the upcoming referendum

THE use of social media in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum is to be discussed at a public lecture in Edinburgh next week.

Stewart Kirkpatrick, digital head at the YES Scotland campaign, will deliver a lecture on the groups use of social media at Edinburgh Napier University in the next instalment of ‘Media Mondays’.

Says a press release from Napier: ‘Stewart Kirkpatrick will talk about the key role online platforms have to play in the run-up to next year’s referendum on Scotland’s constitutional future.

Kirkpatrick, a former editor of also launched the award-winning online news site, the Caledonian Mercury, before joining YES Scotland in August last year.

The event will take place at the university’s Merchiston Campus at 1pm on Monday. For more information, click here.