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Made Here: Life and Death on the A9, BBC One Scotland

‘LIFE and Death on the A9′ is an one-hour documentary about the notorious A9 road, including – says the BBC – “access to Police Scotland, Transport Scotland and businesses like House of Bruar”. It is being …

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In My Opinion: Atholl Duncan: BBC needs to radically rethink the way it serves its Scots audience

A RADICAL rethink is the only way to meet the broadcasting challenges faced regardless of referendum vote. The SNP reassures us that, come independence, Scottish audiences would get everything

BBC’s Rob Flett to join Church of Scotland comms team

THE BBC Scotland news editor for Edinburgh, Rob Flett, has been appointed to the newly-created post of communications manager at the Church of Scotland. He joins his former BBC


BBC science programming to include several Scots’ contributions

THE Scots academic, Dr George McGavin, is to present a two-part anatomy series as part of a raft of science programmes to be broadcast on BBC Two and

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BBC going big on Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games

SOME of the best-known BBC presenters - including Scots, Hazel Irvine (pictured), Fred MacAulay, Ken Bruce and Dougie Vipond - have been lined up to feature as part

Glasgow to host Huw Wheldon Lecture

A WELL-known annual, commemorative lecture, about TV programming, is to be given in Glasgow - it is believed for the first time. The BBC Scotland HQ at Pacific Quay

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BBC Radio Scotland programme picks up the media prize at the Scottish Jazz Awards

A PROGRAMME on BBC Radio Scotland has been named winners of the media prize at an awards competition celebrating the best of Scottish Jazz. Jazz House won the prize

Waterloo Road competition aimed at nurturing scriptwriting talent

THE chance to learn more about writing for drama and to tour the set of the BBC drama, Waterloo Road, is being offered to one lucky winner of

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Threat of industrial action at BBC Scotland averted following redeployment

THE threat of industrial action by members of the National Union of Journalists at BBC Scotland - which might have easily spread to the BBC, UK-wide - has

BBC Scotland’s Boothman and Cowan in the media firing line

THE BBC Scotland will have had better days - media-wise - with its head of news and current affairs, John Boothman, and its football presenter, Tam Cowan, both

STV Presenter Paul Barnes
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Barnes transfers to STV sports desk

THE BBC Scotland sports presenter, Paul Barnes, has joined STV to report sport for the station's Edinburgh and the East news programming. He begins from this evening and, says

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Reporting Scotland available, live, on tablets and smartphones

THE early evening news programme from BBC Scotland, Reporting Scotland, can be watched, live, on tablets and smartphones. The new service was launched yesterday and includes BBC Scotland's lunchtime


In My Opinion: Maurice Smith: What can we expect of the BBC during the run-up to the referendum?

WHAT can we expect from the BBC as it ramps up its coverage of the Scottish independence referendum campaign? The national broadcaster is beginning to attract attention as it

BBC Scotland to track ‘hopes, dreams and fears’ of 50 teenagers during run-up to referendum

A GROUP of 50 teenagers are to share their "hopes, dreams and fears" on BBC Scotland and BBC Radio Scotland during the lead up to next year's referendum


Scheme to identify more women pundits on the BBC to be addressed by Jackie Bird

AN initiative to identify more women pundits appearing on the BBC is to be addressed tomorrow by BBC Scotland presenter, Jackie Bird. Along with BBC Director, Scotland, Ken MacQuarrie and

BBC Scotland HQ at night

BBC Scotland on hunt for trainee journalists to assist in referendum coverage

BBC Scotland is on the hunt for trainee journalists to assist in its coverage of next year's referendum vote on Scotland's constitutional future. Says the BBC, successful candidates will

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: The ‘performance’ of BBC channels and services

THE BBC spent 1.13 billion on BBC One during the financial year 2012/13 and £3.8 million on BBC Radio nan Gàidheal over the same period, according to statistics

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BBC network spend in Scotland down, says annual report

THE percentage of money spent by the BBC on its programmes broadcast across its UK-wide network was down in Scotland last year, compared to the previous year. Says the


Good Morning Scotland role for Naughtie, during run-up to referendum

THE renowned Scots broadcaster, James Naughtie, is to join the BBC Radio Scotland morning news programme, Good Morning Scotland, to help cover the run-up to next year's referendum

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Plans unveiled by the BBC and Channel 4 to support Scots indies produce ‘returning series’

PLANS to assist independent TV production companies in Scotland develop programming that can be produced on a repeated basis (as opposed to one-off programmes) have been unveiled by

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