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Democracy and Broadcasting: Is Scotland Being Served?

Synopsis
Audio recording of the ‘Democracy and Broadcasting: is Scotland being served?' debate, organised by the Scottish Broadcasting Commission and held on the 6th May 2008. This event, held in Glasgow, was an opportunity for a panel of industry insiders and commentators to explore this issue and discuss questions raised by the audience.

On the panel were: Scottish Editor, The Daily Telegraph, Alan Cochrane; Head of Demos Scotland, Gerry Hassan; The Deputy Director General BBC and Chair of BBC Journalism Board, Mark Byford; The Editor-in-Chief for ITV News, David Mannion; and Sunday Herald Columnist and commentator, Iain MacWhirter. The Chair was broadcaster Stuart Cosgrove.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2008
Year of production
2008
Subjects
Media studies; Politics & government
Keywords
broadcasting services; discussions; Scotland; regional broadcasting

Online availability

URI
http://www.scottishbroadcastingcommission.gov.uk/about/Events/Listen
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Contributor
Alan Cochrane; David Mannion; Gerry Hassan; Iain Macwhirter; Mark Byford; Stuart Cosgrove

Distributor

Name

Scottish Broadcasting Commission

Web
http://http://www.scottishbroadcastingcommission.gov.uk External site opens in new window

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