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Podcast special: The future of public service broadcasting debate

Stuart Cosgrove & Angela Haggerty discuss the future of broadcasting with Maurice Smith (listen above) The future of public broadcasting was debated in Edinburgh this...

Podcast: Tory Brexit election and what it means for Scotland

It's hard to run a weekly political podcast and ignore the fact that Scotland has two elections to undergo over the coming weeks. Scottish council...

Podcast: Working as an MP in these turbulent times

This week's keyword is "turbulent". Brexit, Trump, you name it. Turbulent politics and politicians. A turbulent electorate and the social fall-out of the economy,...

Face to face: Michael Stewart

Professional footballer turned sports pundit Michael Stewart has emerged as one of the Yes campaign's liveliest and most articulate supporters. This week Michael visited the...

Ruth Nicol and ‘Three Rivers Meet’

During 2014, the Scottish artist Ruth Nicol embarked on a personal and political journey that paralleled the referendum. As Scotland pondered her destiny, Ruth...

ELECTION SPECIAL, Part 2: Our post-election podcast continues

Professor John Robertson - the man who analysed Scottish TV news coverage of the election campaign for Newsnet - joins Derek Bateman and others...

Face to face: Crawford Beveridge

Crawford Beveridge, Scots-American businessman and the chair of the Scottish Government’s Fiscal Commission, joins Derek Bateman to explain how the group reached its recommendation...

Podcast: GERS and Scottish economic prospects

Yes, this week witnessed "GERSmas", the annual frenzy that accompanies the economic figures that mean all things to everyone as soon as they are...

Podcast: First reactions to Theresa May’s self inflicted poll

Well well well.... welcome to 1974 or thereabouts. A dithering Tory PM. Undue influence awarded to a belligerent set of Ulster Unionists. Europe. Where...

Third sector urges parties to embrace new debate on public spending

The third sector in Scotland - including dozens of charities and voluntary organisations - has income of more than £4bn a year and plays...