All posts tagged Featured

Headphones (the 31st of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Local TV invite for five Scots locations, The Times, etc

APPLICATIONS are being sought to operate local TV stations for the Scots towns and cities of Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, Forth Valley and Inverness. The quintet are among seven local TV licences being offered by broadcasting regulators, …

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Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: Radio listening figures, Scots stations

BBC Radio Scotland has seen its latest listening figures increase by just under one per cent on the corresponding period 12 months previously. Says the radio listening auditing body,

Mixing desk (the 30th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Book shortlisting for Broadfoot, cameras at Commonwealth Games, etc

THE debut novel by a Scots journalist-turned-communications officer has been shortlisted in a Scotland-wide crime novel competition. Neil Broadfoot’s Falling Fast has been described as a tale about "a

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: Trust and impartiality perceptions of viewers, listeners and readers

THE BBC commands a huge amount of trust among the general public, when it comes to its news output - according to a survey of almost 2,000 adults - commissioned

PublicRelationsshutterstock (the 29th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Shaun Milne, Castle FM, etc

ONE of STV's most senior journalists is leaving, after believing he has reached a natural conclusion to his time with the broadcaster. Former well-known newspaper reporter, Shaun Milne, has


Media Broth: Inspired by…

THANKS to The Herald's Russell Leadbetter, for pointing readers to this 'great apology of our time', from the Cumbernauld News and Kilsyth Chronicle... The apology reads: "In an article

Microphones (the 28th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: STV shares, marketing and indyref, etc

BEGINS John Phelps, in the Sunday Herald: "Shares in Scottish media group STV raced ahead to fresh six-year peaks in our 2012 portfolio last week as buyers scrambled

Made Here - Feature

Made Here: Bliadhna Kerry/Kerry’s Year, BBC ALBA

BLIADHNA Kerry/Kerry's Year follows mountain biker, Kerry MacPhee, as she seeks to qualify for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The documentary is being broadcast on BBC ALBA, from 2100,

Dictaphone (the 25th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Johnston Press, Frankie Boyle, etc

BEGINS the website of the Newspaper Society (here): "Johnston Press chief executive, Ashley Highfield, has said that sharp growth in digital audiences, now totalling 60 million unique users


In My Opinion: Lauren Pennycook: Six lessons for Neighbourhood News

FIVE years ago, it was predicted that half of the UK’s 1,300 local and regional newspapers would close between 2009 and 2014. While obtaining exact figures for the


Media Awards: PPA Awards

IT was the awards ceremony that saw the managing director of Glasgow-based The Drum media and marketing magazine named winner of the category, Publishing Innovator of the Year (under

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Wanted: Account manager

AN account manager is being sought by the PR agency, The BIG Partnership, to be based in Aberdeen. The vacancy is being advertised here on the media jobs

TV gallery (the 24th of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: Express Newspapers, 1576, etc

BEGINS The Guardian: "Richard Desmond is planning 30 per cent staff cuts – about 200 posts – at Express Newspapers, publisher of the Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily

Media tips

Here’s a Tip for You: Organising invoices and bills

IT took far too long to settle on a system. And once done, it was a case of, ‘why didn’t we do that ages ago?’ We’re talking about

Shutterstock (the 23rd of the month)

Your Noon Briefing: The sports reporter’s bag, win for Material_UK, etc

ON the day the Commonwealth Games begin in Glasgow, Alasdair Reid, on the back page of The Herald's sports supplement today, wryly reflects on reporting from sports events, with

Made Here - Feature

Made Here: Sir Chris Hoy: How to win gold, BBC One

LAST night, Sir Chris Hoy’s: How to win Gold was broadcast across BBC One, UK-wide. It was also aired on BBC Scotland, after having been broadcast in Scotland only, last

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

Media in Figures - Feature

The Media in Figures: BBC Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland, etc broadcasting hours, 2013/14

DURING the year, April 2013 to March 2014, BBC Scotland broadcast 191.01 hours of current affairs programming, local to it (ie on BBC Scotland alone as opposed to

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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

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