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    Trump, the Scottish Media and Yes2

    Richard Walker’s presentation to the SIC Build Yes conference is a challenging argument that many readers may struggle with. His idea is that we as a […]

    18th Jan'17 9
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    BBC Question Time Cosy Friends Update

    Earlier this week we broke the story of the BBC’s Fake Audiences on Question Time, and received a response from them yesterday – which seemed to […]

    Mike Small 7th Dec'16 33
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    Fake Audiences Update

    We recently raised questions about the role of the ‘Audience Producer’ for BBC Question Time and her role in manipulating and manufacturing audiences (‘BBC Question […]

    Mike Small 6th Dec'16 25
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    Kirsty Strickland 23rd Nov'16 18
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    Dermot Murnaghan Loses it

    Here is an exchange you’ll want to see. This is ‘the news’ in which a man with extreme right-wing views is berated for not wearing […]

    Mike Small 16th Nov'16 19
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    Scotland 2021

    Launching Scotland 2021 at the 20th Radical Book Fair, Out of the Blue, Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh at 7.30pm What kind of country do you want […]

    Mike Small 29th Oct'16 15
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    Living in a Dictatorship

    We’ve become so used to a sort of Jockalypse Now racism in the English press, the like of which would create a cascade of condemnation […]

    Mike Small 19th Oct'16 43
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    Technically, technically, technically. You’ll be sick of that word by the end of this blog. But that’s what it’s all about folks, and I want […]

    Angela Haggerty 9th Oct'16 18
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    New Media Futures

    A Media Free of ‘The Axis of Corruption: Westminster, The City and the Media Establishment’: Scotland’s Independent Future Will Depend on It by John O’Dowd. […]

    John O'Dowd 5th Oct'16 20
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    Perspective (get some)

    We’re delighted to be partnering with Phantom Power films new venture, ‘Perspective’. He writes: ‘Our taster show is a magazine format with all kinds of […]

    Phantom Power 25th Sep'16 4
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    The Precariat

    This newspaper is being produced as part of the NewBridge Hidden Civil war project in Newcastle.

    Mike Small 15th Sep'16 5
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    Scottish Women Writers Network

    Bella is creating a database and network for women writers, both for publishing in Bella and beyond. We are looking for a dynamic organised person […]

    9th Sep'16 10
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    Daisley Revisited

    ‘He’s not Robert Fisk’. I know everyone’s bored of this but I think Stuart Cosgrove and Eamonn O’Neill basically nail the whole Daisley fiasco in […]

    Mike Small 1st Sep'16 20

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