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  • Media

    A Pinochet for Our Times

    Rupert Murdoch has apparently taken to the skies to protect the UK part of his media empire from the consequences of its misdeeds. There seems […]

    Christopher Harvie 9th Jul'11 1
  • Media

    Hari’s Game

    Many years ago I was interviewed for a national newspaper by one of its senior journalists.  The interview took place in Glasgow, on a Saturday […]

    Kevin Williamson 29th Jun'11 7
  • Commentary

    Naming the Movement

    The early 21st century is marked by a profusion of initiatives that bring people together to discuss and explore big questions. It amounts to a […]

    Keith Kahn-Harris 22nd Jun'11 7
  • Media

    We Need to Talk About Kevin

    It’s difficult to know how to respond to Kevin McKenna’s weekend piece of writing in the Observer ‘If We Buy Taransay We Can Save the […]

    Mike Small 6th Jun'11 48
  • Identity

    End of the World: Not Many Affected

    If you were looking at Thursday 19 May’s evening news on BBC Scotland, hoping to see details of the Cabinet changes, and blinked, you’d miss […]

    Christopher Harvie 26th May'11 0
  • Media
    Joan McAlpine 24th May'11 15
  • Media

    London Calling

    Peter Preston – who was the editor of the Guardian for 20 years (1975-1995) – penned a brief little sketch about the demise of the […]

    Mike Small 2nd May'11 1
  • Media


    From our friends over at festivalslab: Now that the wedding is out the way, the world can now focus on The Next Thing…namely Culture Hack […]

    Mike Small 2nd May'11 0
  • Media

    Stop the Facebook Purge!

    We demand the reinstatement of all the political Facebook accounts blocked in the run-up to the royal wedding, and that Facebook release an official apology […]

    Mike Small 29th Apr'11 6
  • Media
    Mike Small 26th Apr'11 2
  • Media
    Kevin Williamson 19th Apr'11 14
  • Arts & Culture

    Mapping Online Scotland

    Following the Scottish tradition of visual thinking, Bella C and collaborators will be charting online activity over the summer of 2011. Inspired by the above […]

    Mike Small 9th Apr'11 3
  • Media
    Gerry Hassan 7th Apr'11 0
  • Media

    STV Lost Leaders Debate

    Last night’s STV Leaders debate was missing much: quality production, coherent format and Patrick Harvie, leader of the Scottish Greens a party – according to […]

    Mike Small 30th Mar'11 3

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