BBC Local News Partnership scheme for publishers set to be expandedThe BBC partnership with local news organisations and the news trade associations is set to be expanded with a new…
Enactment of new defamation bill “brings Scots law into 21st Century”The Scottish Newspaper Society has welcomed the inclusion of the Defamation & Malicious Publications (Scotland) Bil in the Scottish Government’s…
MSP in unhelpful political attack on news proprietorsAmongst the publications to which I’ve contributed over the years, the Restalrig Speaker is one of the most effective. Those…
SNS members continue to serve communities after title closuresThe closure of The Buteman and the now imminent end of the Hawick News, both published by JPI Media, are…
JICREG True Local: Mobile Doubles Local Media AudiencesMobile boosts local media’s audiences by 94 per cent, with the industry now reaching 40.6 million adults a month…
Full reports and video from the WAN/IFRA Congress in GlasgowFull reports on the debates and presentations at the WAN/IFRA Congress in Glasgow can be found here The full international…
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40th Scottish Press Awards
The Scottish Press Awards were established by the Scottish Newspaper Society (SNS) 40 years ago. They have quickly become the top awards for the newspaper industry, in both print and digital formats, in Scotland and have flourished into a prestigious event in the diary of every journalist.
Scottish News Industry Facts and Figures
The Scottish media industry contributes £1.2 billion to the Scottish economy, with around £770m (64%) of that coming from the newspaper and publishing industry.