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Jen Stout on reporting from the frontline in Ukraine and her new book: Night Train to Odesa

In a compelling panel discussion, journalist and author Jen Stout shared her experiences transitioning from ...

Representation Matters: Migrant Women Press, Women in Journalism, and Pass the Mic highlight the need for diversity in Scottish media

Juliana da Penha from Migrant Women Press, Gabriella Bennet from Women in Journalism Scotland, and ...

What is the value of local news in Scotland’s communities: Key insights from indie news publishers

Empowering Communities Through Local News Local news plays a crucial role in Scotland’s communities, fostering ...

Sustaining Serious Journalism: Do we need a Scottish Public Journalism Institute

In an era marked by rapid digitalisation and evolving media landscapes, the essence of serious journalism stands at a crossroads. Delve into the insights gained from a recent panel discussion, where leading voices from diverse backgrounds got together to discuss the needs of and challenges facing the fourth estate in the modern age.

MSP Richard Leonard discusses media ownership and democracy during ‘No news is Bad News’ event

During one of the panels at the Scottish Beacon’s Indie News Week event MSP Richard ...

Local news publishers call for Scottish Government support to help indie news thrive

On 7 June, over 80 people from across Scotland and beyond gathered in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket ...
Some of Scotland's community spaces

The Scottish Beacon collaborative: What’s happening to Scotland’s community spaces?

“The guy who started it all off had seen the state of the Millburn Church ...

No. 154 McDonald Road – 10 years on

Rise of a local institution Broughton Primary and Higher Grade School opened in November 1896 ...

Where the Heavens Meet the Stars: A Visionary Project for Doon Valley’s Future

Over the past few years it feels like the Doon Valley has seen the sad ...
The Glenkens Community Centre building. Courtesy of the Glenkens Gazette.

From Schoolhouse to Community Hub: The Glenkens Community Centre’s Remarkable Journey

Built as a school in the late 19th Century, the building which is now the ...

“Empty buildings owned by the Ministry of Defence should be reused in response to the housing emergency” says MSP.

The MoD (Ministry of Defence) says that two B listed buildings in Shandon are being ...

The Friends of St Ninian’s: preserving Deerness’ local heritage

Reusing church buildings for the wider community supports their preservation and provides a space where ...
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