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  • Media

    No 9

    So we just scraped into the Top Ten of UK Political Blogs today according to ‘Vuelio’, whoever they are.  Which is good, I guess. See […]

    Mike Small 3rd May'17 9
  • Editorial

    Bella Futures

    The Advisory Board of Bella Caledonia voted unanimously to keep the online magazine going at an emergency meeting in Edinburgh on Tuesday night. We agreed […]

    11th Jan'17 54
  • Backing Bella
    23rd May'16 37
  • Backing Bella

    Sustaining our New Media

    “One of the great things to come out of IndyRef was the diversity of new media, and 2 years on much of it is still […]

    21st May'16 0
  • Commentary

    Altered State

    A crucial film from our collaborators Phantom Power. ALTERED STATE: Reflections on Scotland’s First Independence Referendum. Part 1 How to Steal a Country in 10 […]

    Phantom Power 27th Sep'15 11
  • Arts & Culture

    Bella Glasgow Fundraiser

    We’re delighted to announce a fundraiser concert featuring singer songwriter Ricky Ross, the acclaimed Karine Polwart and rap duo Loki and Becci Wallace. We will […]

    Mike Small 18th Sep'15 2
  • Backing Bella

    Loki on why he’s Backing Bella


    Loki 10th Jun'15 1
  • Commentary

    Yes Media

    By Mike Small There’s been times in the last eight years that I’ve been really close to chucking it all in. Abusive emails, trolls, threats, […]

    Mike Small 8th Jun'15 31
  • Media
    Pat Kane 7th Jun'15 0
  • Media
    Alan Bissett 5th Jun'15 55
  • Film and Animation
    1st Jun'15 6
  • Media

    Alternative Media Futures?

    “If the public knew the truth about the way certain sections of the media operate, they would be absolutely horrified.” – Alastair Campbell We probably know […]

    25th May'15 16
  • Commentary

    Moving Forward

    By Mike Small Old power works like a currency. It is held by few. Once gained, it is jealously guarded, and the powerful have a […]

    Mike Small 13th May'15 5
  • Commentary
    12th May'15 46
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