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Your Noon Briefing: Regional newspaper sales in Scotland, France ‘meets the media’, will Scotland lose the BBC?, etc

AN across-the-board fall in the circulations of regional newspapers in Scotland was among the main items featured on yesterday’s Reporting Scotland news bulletin on BBC Scotland. Business and economy editor, Douglas Fraser, did a piece about …

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Views being sought on BBC reporting of referendum vote

VIEWS are being sought on the BBC's reporting of the upcoming referendum on Scotland's constitutional future. The BBC's governing body, the BBC Trust, has launched a 12-week consultation "seeking views


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


Matchlight appoints Paul Murray in new creative role, as it welcomes further commissions

THE Glasgow-based independent TV production company, Matchlight, has made a senior appointment, at the same time as receiving commissions from the BBC and Channel 4. Paul Murray joins in

Editor of the Independent on Sunday phptographed in their West London offices.

Mullin appointed ‘referendum editor’ at the BBC

THE Scots journalist, John Mullin, who was most recently editor of The Independent on Sunday, has been appointed to lead the BBC's coverage of the upcoming referendum on

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

Andy Murray also a TV ratings winner

SCOTS tennis star, Andy Murray's historic win at Wimbledon yesterday attracted the highest TV ratings in Scotland so far this year, according to the BBC, which broadcast his

Borgen and The Killing among inspirations for MG ALBA as it prioritises drama and children’s programming

THE global success of Danish TV dramas, Borgen and The Killing, are among the inspirations for the prioritising of drama and children's programming by one of the partners

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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

Made Here - Feature

Made Here: Panorama: The Truth about Pills and Pregnancy, BBC One

GLASGOW-based independent production company, Firecrest Films, has up to now worked exclusively with Channel 4, for its Dispatches strand and also for Channel 4 News. It celebrates its

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BBC Online and ‘Red Button’ appointment for McIntosh

THE BBC is reporting that Scots journalist, Neil McIntosh, has been appointed managing editor of its Online and 'Red Button' services. McIntosh - currently deputy editor of The Wall

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Beveridge questions wisdom of new local TV channels for Edinburgh and Glasgow

THE wisdom behind the awarding of licences for new, local TV channels - one for Edinburgh and another for Glasgow - has been questioned by a leading Scots

TV camera crew and Andrew Marr

Andrew Marr reportedly recovering, following stroke

THE Scots broadcaster, Andrew Marr, is reportedly recovering in hospital, following a stroke. Reports the BBC, Marr took ill yesterday. A statement says: "The hospital confirmed he has had a stroke.

Former BBC DG, Alasdair Milne, dies

THE former director-general of the BBC, Alasdair Milne, has died, it is being widely reported. Says the BBC, Milne - who was a Controller of BBC Scotland for four

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: Scots’ attitudes towards the BBC

TRUST in the BBC was down 38 per cent among Scots interviewed for a survey that was published last week. According to the survey - published by YouGov and

Robert Beveridge

In My Opinion: Robert Beveridge: Give BBC Scotland more freedom

THE chair of the BBC Trust, Lord Patten, states that the BBC needs a radical structural overhaul and that decision-making has to be devolved. I agree. And that is why

Salmond reportedly urges BBC recall for Dyke

THE First Minister, Alex Salmond, has reportedly urged a return of former director-general, Greg Dyke, to head the Corporation again. Salmond is quoted by Magnus Gardham, in today's Herald

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Call made for greater autonomy to be given to BBC Scotland, in wake of Newsnight debacle

A CALL has been made for the BBC to be restructured along federal lines, providing BBC Scotland with much more autonomy while not breaking up the Corporation as

Scots duo among TV craft awards nominees

TWO Scots entries are the among the nominees in an UK-wide competition celebrating the craft of making TV programmes. The Craft and Design Awards - run by the Royal

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Savile scandal could overshadow BBC for years, writes The Scotsman’s Brian Ferguson

THE 90th birthday of the BBC is being over-shadowed by allegations of sexual abuse of young girls by one of its best-known stars, the late Jimmy Savile, and

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