Jon Birchall, Guest Lecture, Discussing his Extensive Media Career From FIFA Intern to Goal.com, Man Utd and Reach PLC

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world.  This week we hear … Continue reading Jon Birchall, Guest Lecture, Discussing his Extensive Media Career From FIFA Intern to Goal.com, Man Utd and Reach PLC

UWS Alum, Victoria Mitchell, Head of PA Scotland Discusses Her Career from Wishaw to War Zones

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world. First up is Victoria … Continue reading UWS Alum, Victoria Mitchell, Head of PA Scotland Discusses Her Career from Wishaw to War Zones

COUNCIL RESTRICTS CLUB APPEARANCES

The South Ayrshire Council are to ‘crackdown’ on celebrity late night guest appearances in Ayr nightclubs. This comes as the Council’s Licensing Board aims to restrict longer opening hours for bars and clubs. Venues such as Vinyl https://licklist.co.uk/club-de-mar and Buf https://www.facebook.com/thebufayr/ managed to win permission to host big names such as Katie Price last year promoting the clubs to apply for extended hours. Reality stars such as Joey Essex and the cast of Geordie Shore as well as members of the boyband Blue have partied with the people of Ayr in previous years. However, the police and the board raised … Continue reading COUNCIL RESTRICTS CLUB APPEARANCES

Time to ‘clamp down’ on ScotRail’s Abellio amid Twitter row, say Greens

By Leigh Taylor The Scottish Greens today called for the nationalisation of ScotRail following a Twitter row with dissatisfied customers. The party wants to clamp down on Scotland’s controversial rail service. Claire Miller, transport spokesperson for the Edinburgh Green councillors, … Continue reading Time to ‘clamp down’ on ScotRail’s Abellio amid Twitter row, say Greens

Consultation on Scots defamation law – Have your say!

By Eszter Tarnai A review to change defamation law in Scotland has been launched by the Government today. The aim is to keep up with the ever-changing world of social media in the 21st century. Damaging an individual’s reputation through false communication, or defamation is a growing concern in Scotland, especially online, with the growing popularity of social media. According to Community Safety Minister Ash Denham, who is launching the review, it is time for a change. Defamation does not only concern journalists, but with the use of social media, or even just words, anyone can easily be a victim. … Continue reading Consultation on Scots defamation law – Have your say!

BREAKING: Theresa May warns: “Parliament paralysis more likely to lead to no Brexit rather than no Deal”

By Jack Ewing Speaking a short time ago from a factory in Stoke, Theresa May warned MP’s both no deal and no Brexit would be “Damaging and Catastrophic”, as she urged MP’s to back her deal. Theresa May called on … Continue reading BREAKING: Theresa May warns: “Parliament paralysis more likely to lead to no Brexit rather than no Deal”