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Broadcaster Stuart Cosgrove and Professor Eamonn O’Neill host Talk Media: a forensic analysis of how the media works, and who works the media. Packed full of candid commentary and informed opinion, Talk Media features a weekly guest commentator from the worlds of journalism, entertainment and politics.

Hour-long episodes are published weekly on Wednesday evenings via Patreon. Join now to listen for 99p per week (+ VAT): patreon.com.talkmedia


Episode Date
Douglas Ross Resignation, Irish Election Reaction, General Election Update and Hunter Biden Verdict / with Paddy Duffy
Jun 12, 2024
FREE Full Talk Media May Compilation
Jun 07, 2024
Election Debates, Trump the Felon and Westminster Health Warning / with Catriona Stewart and David Pratt
Jun 05, 2024
Election Special 1
May 29, 2024
FREE Full Talk Media April Compilation
May 24, 2024
ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Israeli PM and Hamas officials for war crimes, Saudi Arabia - Sporting champions or Sports washing and Wes Streeting busts the Scottish Labour myth / with David Pratt
May 22, 2024
The Dynamic Duo discuss Scotland, Ireland and the USA.
May 15, 2024
Swinney’s Coronation, Al Jazeera Banned in Israel and “Podcasts are Sh*t!” / with Stephen Gethins
May 08, 2024
Humza Folds, Contenders Ready?, Big Footing and Biden Roasts Trump / with Catriona Stewart
May 01, 2024
The Rwanda Bill finally pushed through, Labour - the “True Party of English Patriotism” and The Bute House Agreement / with Ruth Wishart
Apr 24, 2024
UK Jets Defend Israel, Westminster Votes on Smoking Ban and Trumpety Trump! / with David Pratt
Apr 17, 2024
Whatsapp Honeytrap, Hate Crime Hysteria and Autism Awareness Month with Paddy Duffy
Apr 10, 2024
WASPI Women, The UN Ceasefire and Kate Comes Clean
Mar 27, 2024
‘When Journalism Goes Where The Law Will Not’, ’10 Million Reasons It’s Not Racism’ and ‘A Right Royal Mess’ / with Chris Mullin
Mar 13, 2024
‘Salvo and Liberation Scotland’, ‘George is in the House!’ and ‘It’s all gone a bit Wonka’ / with Sara Salyers of Salvo.scot
Mar 06, 2024
‘Opposition Day Chaos and Broken Promises’, ‘Hate Speech Conservatives’’ and ‘Good Girl’
Feb 28, 2024
‘The Scottish Labour Party Conference’, ‘The 2nd Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and the death of Alexei Navalny’, ‘The North East Fife Constituency’ and ‘BBC Scotland gives up on The Nine’ / with Stephen Gethins
Feb 21, 2024
‘Rafah under Attack’, ‘Too Old for Office’ and ‘Ship the Smugglers to Scotland’ / with David Pratt and Paddy Duffy
Feb 14, 2024
‘Nicola Sturgeon at the Covid Enquiry’, 'History made in Stormont’ and ‘The Week at Westminster’ / with Catriona Stewart and Simon Pia
Feb 07, 2024
‘Crisis at Ch4’, ‘The Media and the Covid Enquiry’ and ‘How the Government Captured the BBC’ / with Ruth Wishart
Jan 31, 2024
‘WhatsApp Scotland’, ‘Chasing the Youth Audience’ and ‘When a Guest Goes Rogue’ / with Paddy Duffy
Jan 24, 2024
‘A Pre-War World’, ‘Labour Landslide Poll’ and ‘When the Journalist becomes the Story’ / with David Pratt
Jan 17, 2024
‘Lost in the Post’, ‘Election Fever’ and ‘The Year Ahead in the Media’ / with Catriona Stewart
Jan 10, 2024
Talk Media 2023 Reflections
Dec 27, 2023
‘Dumb and Dumber’, ‘Devolved Budget Day’ and ‘Layla Moran’ / with Catriona Stewart and Paddy Duffy
Dec 20, 2023
‘The Interview’, ‘Back in your Box Scotland’ and ‘Love Bomb’ / with The Wheezy Boys
Dec 13, 2023
‘Cleverly in Rwanda’, ‘Starmer Praises Thatcher’ and ‘Cop 28’ / with Joyce McMillan
Dec 06, 2023
‘Hostages on the Move, ‘Alex Salmond’ and ‘We’d like our Marbles Back’ / with David Pratt
Nov 29, 2023
‘Let Them Die’, ‘Harry, The Mail and Leveson’ and ‘Ryan Tubridy at Virgin’ / with Paddy Duffy
Nov 22, 2023
'Poppy Day Reflections’, ‘Tory Reshuffle’, ‘SNP table Ceasefire amendment at Westminster’ / with Catriona Stewart
Nov 15, 2023
‘Firework Violence’, ‘The King’s Speech’ and ‘Michelle Mone changes her story’ / with Jim Spence
Nov 08, 2023
‘Whatsapp Doc’, ‘Baker’s Irish Meddling, ‘Starmer makes Statement’ and ‘Farewell to Chandler Bing' / with Ruth Wishart
Nov 01, 2023
‘Israel/Palestine death toll rises’ ,‘Labour resignations in wake of Starmer gagging order’ and "The Reckoning' / with David Pratt
Oct 25, 2023
‘THE SNP CONFERENCE’ AND ‘SATIRE GETS SACKED’ AND ‘SWEDISH FANS SHOT IN BRUSSELS’ / WITH SHONA CRAVEN AND PADDY DUFFY
Oct 18, 2023
Friday the 13th Special ‘The Labour Party Conference’ and ‘Israel at War’ / with David Pratt
Oct 13, 2023
‘Bunkered in Manchester’, ‘Scottish Arts Under Pressure’, ‘The New Old County Highway’ / with Ruth Wishart
Oct 04, 2023
‘Attorney General’s Big Boots’, ‘HS2 - an Epic Tory Fail’, ‘Move over Oldies’ / with Angela Haggerty
Sep 27, 2023
‘Russell Brand’, ‘Labour fail on fair pay’ and ‘Twitter goes Subscription’ / with Catriona Stewart
Sep 20, 2023
‘Drug consumption rooms get the go-ahead’, ‘The Scottish languages Bill’ and ‘The TUC, the Media and the Union Movement.’
Sep 13, 2023
‘HUMZA HITS THE INDEPENDENCE STAGE’, ‘LABOUR RESHUFFLE’ AND ‘CAN SPORT RESCUE A CRUMBLING UK’ / WITH RUTH WISHART AND PADDY DUFFY
Sep 06, 2023
‘AN INDEPENDENT KEZIA’, ‘DRUG DEATHS IN SCOTLAND’, ‘THE UK V SCOTTISH MEDIA’ / WITH SIMON PIA
Aug 23, 2023
‘Politicians at the Fringe’, ‘Scotland Makes Cycling History’, ‘Starmer is Back in Town’ / with Catriona Stewart
Aug 16, 2023
Talk Media Ofcom Special
Aug 09, 2023
‘The SNP Government Spending’, ‘Glasgow refuses Migrant Barge Request’ and ‘Penny Mordaunt - How to make friends and influence people.’
Aug 09, 2023
‘SUNAK AND THE MAGICALLY RE-APPEARING OIL AND GAS’, ‘THE MEDIA AND GLASGOW’ AND ‘SILLY SEASON HITS THE NEWS’ / WITH RUTH WISHART AND PADDY DUFFY
Aug 02, 2023
‘The Death of George Alagiah’, ‘The BBC Apologise to Farage’, ‘Labour and the Tories backtrack on Climate Policies’ and  ‘David Goodwillie and Glasgow United’ / with Andrea Baker
Jul 26, 2023
‘Labour splits’, ‘Journalism and the working class' and ‘BBC licence fee review’ / with Catriona Stewart
Jul 19, 2023
‘The War in Ukraine’, ‘The Israeli assault on Jenin' and ‘The BBC hit by yet another Scandal’ / with David Pratt
Jul 12, 2023
Mhairi Black Stepping Down, Nigel Farage Cheques and Balances and the Bournemouth Observer - or is it? / with Angela Haggerty
Jul 05, 2023
Sunak and the media’, The RTE financial scandal and Russia in Turmoil / with Steve Richards
Jun 28, 2023
The First Minister unveils Scottish Constitution plan, Keir Starmer’s Great British Energy Company and Boris goes down in History / with Ruth Wishart
Jun 21, 2023
Boris Busted, Trump in Trouble, Nicola Nicked and Phew what a Scortcha’ / with Paddy Duffy
Jun 15, 2023
BBC Scotland , Harry and the Phone Hackers, Margaret Ferrier expelled from Parliament and the Art of the obituary / with Michael Stewart
Jun 07, 2023
FULL EPISODE: The BBC Bafta Edit, Zelensky in the UK and Alex Cole-Hamilton with Andrea Baker
Jun 07, 2023
The Deposit Return Scheme, Whattsapp Boris, and Glasgow goes clean
May 31, 2023
BBC Verify, Madeleine McCann and unconscious bias v justified criticism
May 24, 2023
The BBC Bafta Edit, Zelensky in the UK and Alex Cole-Hamilton
May 17, 2023
The Coronation Hangover, The Tories lose 1000 seats at English Local Elections, GB News in ‘significant breach’ of Ofcom rules and the news that  a New York, civil case jury has found that Donald Trump sexually abused and defamed writer E Jean Carroll
May 10, 2023
BBC Chairman Richard Sharp quits, Jerry Springer - American Mayor and TV host dies at 79, The UK Government under fire for trying to curtail Scottish ministers’ overseas work.
May 03, 2023
Our 'Views on the Scottish News', Murdoch fires Tucker Carlson and The Big Issue Northern edition to close after 30 years
Apr 26, 2023
Journalism in a Feeding Frenzy, Fox v Dominion and Biden in Belfast / with Ricky Ross and Paddy Duffy
Apr 19, 2023
SNP in crisis, The Cost of the Royals, US Defence Dept Leaks / with Shona Craven and David Pratt
Apr 12, 2023
Trump in Court, No Brexit for Braverman, Scottish Tories and the Better Together Reunion Tour / with Shona Craven and Ruth Wishart
Apr 05, 2023
Humza Yousaf is new FM, Mi5 Spy reveals secret IRA talks and ´Trump, God and Guns´/ with Shona Craven and Paddy Duffy
Mar 29, 2023
The DUP reject the Windsor Framework, Boris appears before Privileges Committee, Met Police slammed in report with Stephen Gethins
Mar 22, 2023
Stuart and Eamonn take an in-depth look at the latest BBC impartiality crisis.
Mar 15, 2023
“Views on the News”, The Herald gets handy with Photoshop, Starmer sends Sue a party invite and a listener’s question about journalistic ethics / with Joyce McMillan
Mar 08, 2023
"Views on the News", Windsor Framework, What's up with Whattsapp and Press reliability / with Paddy Duffy
Mar 01, 2023
SNP Leadership Contest, Nicola Bulley Investigation, Putin’s Speech and Nicola Sturgeon Coverage / with Shona Craven
Feb 22, 2023
Nicola Sturgeon Resigns, Richard Sharp, Deposit Return Scheme and Murray Foote / with Catriona Stewart
Feb 15, 2023
View of the News, Nicola Sturgeon's Tax Returns, Sunak Reshuffles and Reliable Scottish Media / with Andrea Baker
Feb 08, 2023
FULL EPISODE: Brexit Anniversary, Royals & Food Banks, Integrity and the UK Government and Chat GPT / with Darren McGarvey
Feb 04, 2023
Brexit Anniversary, Royals & Food Banks, Integrity and the UK Government and Chat GPT / with Darren McGarvey
Feb 01, 2023
Boris Johnson and the BBC Chairman, Nadhim Zahawi’s Tax, Jacinda Ardern and Reporting / with Steve Richards
Jan 25, 2023
Devolution and Gender Reform, Tech Bosses, GB News and Context / with Shona Craven
Jan 18, 2023
NHS Crisis, Prince Harry, The Westminster Accounts and Pro-Indy Media / with Joyce McMillan
Jan 11, 2023
HOLIDAY BONUS: Lockerbie, Death of Diana and IndyRef1
Jan 04, 2023
HOLIDAY BONUS: 2022 REFLECTION
Dec 28, 2022
Clarkson’s Meghan Column, Rwanda Plan, Trump and ‘Trusted’ Platforms / with Paddy Duffy
Dec 21, 2022
Mick Lynch, Elon Musk and the Twitter Files, Indy Polls and Print Media / with Andrea Baker
Dec 14, 2022
Labour and the Constitution, Ian Blackford, Kanye West and Royal Scandals / with Ruth Wishart
Dec 07, 2022
Michelle Mone, IndyRef2 Spending, Matt Hancock and Twitter / with Afua Hagan
Nov 30, 2022
Supreme Court Decision, NHS Scotland Story, Brexit and Media Framing / with Steve Richards
Nov 23, 2022
Gordon Brown & Food Banks, Warships, Joe Lycett & David Beckham and Emergency Services / with Lesley Riddoch
Nov 16, 2022
COP27, Ferries Fiasco, US Midterm Results and Information Dissemination Online / with Shona Craven
Nov 09, 2022
The Migrant Crisis, Elon Musk, Halloween Coverage and Journalists & Politicians / with Nazir Afzal and Andrea Baker
Nov 02, 2022
PM Rishi Sunak, Just Stop Oil, ‘Woke’ and the Football World Cup / with Shona Craven
Oct 26, 2022
HOLIDAY EPISODE: Our Toughest Media Projects
Oct 19, 2022
“I Detest the Tories”, The Labour Files, Russia’s Framing of ‘Terrorism’ and a Question about BBC Scotland / with Paddy Duffy
Oct 12, 2022
[Full-Length Episode] HEY AMERICA! Black Music and the White House
Oct 09, 2022
Tax U-Turn, Kevin McKenna on The Gorbals, Susan B. Glasser on Russia and a Question about Journalists / with Andrea Baker
Oct 04, 2022
UK Economy, Italian Election Results, Kelvin MacKenzie and Kyle Lafferty / with Joyce McMillan
Sep 28, 2022
The Queen’s Funeral, UK-US Trade Deal Shelved, Nadine Dorries and BBC Impartiality / with Michael Stewart
Sep 21, 2022
Queen Elizabeth II & King Charles III, Scotland and the Monarchy, Ukraine and Media Mistakes / with Shona Craven
Sep 14, 2022
PM Liz Truss, Laura Kuenssberg’s New Show, Biden v Trump and the Fringe Festival / with Ruth Wishart
Sep 06, 2022
Liz Truss Cancels BBC Interview, Nicola Sturgeon Headline, Emily Maitlis and Scottish Media / with Andrea Baker
Aug 31, 2022
BONUS: The Making Of...
Aug 24, 2022
BONUS: Media Slogans and Mission Statements
Aug 17, 2022
Cost of Living, Angela Rayner’s Comments, Commonwealth Games, USA Updates and Alcohol Deaths / with Catriona Stewart
Aug 10, 2022
Liz Truss and Nicola Sturgeon, Beyoncé, Nancy Pelosi in Taiwan and Women’s Football / with Afua Hagan
Aug 03, 2022
Truss v Sunak, BBC Impartiality, Travel Delays, DoubleDown News and North Sea Oil / with Steve Richards
Jul 27, 2022
Truss v Sunak, Travel Delays, DoubleDown News and North Sea Oil / with Steve Richards
Jul 27, 2022
Heatwave, Independence Campaigns and the Media, Tory Debates and Boris Johnson / with Leanne Wood
Jul 20, 2022
Tory Leadership Contest, Ukrainian Refugee Scheme, The Uber Files and Newspaper Circulation / with Paddy Duffy
Jul 13, 2022
UK Government Resignations, Keir Starmer’s Brexit Speech, Climate Protestors and Newspapers / with Shona Craven
Jul 06, 2022
IndyRef2 Route Map, Roe v Wade, Scottish Public Interest Journalism Institute and Reporting v Opinion / with Andrea Baker
Jun 29, 2022
No 10 and the Times Story, SNP Leaked Audio, IndyRef2 Launch Reflections and Confirmation Bias / with Jonathon Shafi
Jun 22, 2022
IndyRef2, Carole Cadwalladr v Arron Banks, January 6th Committee and Sports Coverage / with Joyce McMillan
Jun 15, 2022
Confidence Vote, Ukraine, Nicola Sturgeon & the Queen and Channel 4 in an Independent Scotland / with Shona Craven
Jun 08, 2022
Census, ‘Digital-First’ BBC, Jubilee Coverage and Margaret Thatcher v Nicola Sturgeon / with Afua Hagan
Jun 01, 2022
Partygate, ScotRail, Mhairi Black’s Commons Speech and War Crimes Trial / with Susan Stewart and David Pratt
May 25, 2022
Nicola Sturgeon’s USA Trip, Northern Ireland Protocol, Future of Journalism and UFOs / with Paddy Duffy and Ruth Wishart
May 18, 2022
IndyRef2 Polling, Keir Starmer Press Conference, Football Writers' Gala Walkout and Incivility / with Catriona Stewart
May 11, 2022
Boris Johnson, Roe v Wade, BBC License Fee and the Media Equilibrium / with Andrea Baker
May 04, 2022
Elon Musk, Angela Rayner, SNP Media Scrutiny and Partygate / with Michael Stewart
Apr 27, 2022
Police Speak to Nicola Sturgeon, Rwanda Plan, TalkTV and Putting Politicians on the Spot / with Lesley Riddoch
Apr 20, 2022
Holiday Episode: Podcasts and Long-Form Journalism
Apr 13, 2022
War Crimes, Privatisation of Channel 4, Partygate Updates and Climate Change Reporting / with Steve Richards
Apr 06, 2022
Ferries Contract Dispute, Will Smith, Will and Kate’s Caribbean Tour and Compassionate Broadcasting / with Afua Hagan
Mar 30, 2022
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Gordon Brown, Chris Mullin and the Framing of Stories / with Joyce McMillan
Mar 23, 2022
Russian TV Studio Disruption, Refugee Scheme, Music Plagiarism and Legal Matters / with Paddy Duffy
Mar 16, 2022
Fact-Checking the War in Ukraine, IndyRef2 Delay, John Bercow and the Selection of Pundits and Commentators / with Andrea Baker
Mar 09, 2022
Ukraine Conflict, Scottish Government’s New Economic Strategy, Nicola Benedetti Announced as Director of Edinburgh International Festival and Press Regulation / with David Pratt
Mar 02, 2022
COVID Changes, Sarah Smith’s Move to North America, BBC Departures, Kwajo Tweneboa and the BBC in an Independent Scotland / with Afua Adom
Feb 23, 2022
Boris Johnson’s Trip to Scotland, Ukraine, Djokovic Interview, Prince Andrew and Media Responsibility / with Joyce McMillan
Feb 16, 2022
Boris Johnson's 'Saville Slur', Jimmy Carr, Raith Rovers Fallout and SNP MPs / with Ruth Wishart
Feb 09, 2022
The Sue Gray ‘Update’, Raith Rovers FC, Devolved Governments React to Brexit Plans, Joe Rogan and Leadership / with Catriona Stewart
Feb 02, 2022
IndyRef2, Ukraine, Carole Cadwalladr v Arron Banks, Glasgow School of Art Fire Report and Podcasts / with David Pratt
Jan 26, 2022
BBC Licence Fee, Lorna Slater’s COP26 Schedule, Dominic Cummings’ Blog and a Question about Newspapers / with Shona Craven
Jan 19, 2022
BYOB No.10 Party, the Colston Four, Neil Mackay Article on Scottish Labour & Independence and ‘Don’t Look Up’ / with Andrea Baker
Jan 12, 2022
SCOTLAND/UK SPECIAL: 2021 Media Stories
Jan 05, 2022
USA SPECIAL: 2021 Media Stories
Dec 29, 2021
Cancellation of Cultural Events in Scotland, News Story about an Afghan Family Living in Scotland, JFK Files and Social Media / with Billy Kay
Dec 22, 2021
COVID Guidelines in Scotland, Ministerial Code & Leaks to the Press, UK Version of ‘Saturday Night Live’ and Advertising Revenue / with Ruth Wishart
Dec 15, 2021
Important Announcement...
Dec 14, 2021
Downing Street Party, Andrew Neil v Jennifer Arcuri, Omicron in Scotland and Cultural Issues / with Susan Stewart
Dec 08, 2021
Omicron Variant, New Twitter CEO, Labour Party Reshuffle and Scottish Accents / with Afua Adom
Dec 01, 2021
Boris Johnson's Peppa Pig Speech, Paul Dacre and BBC Roles / with Michael Stewart
Nov 24, 2021
Second Jobs, Stephen Nolan Podcast & BBC and Nicola Sturgeon & Irn Bru / with Shona Craven
Nov 17, 2021
Obama in Glasgow, Boris Johnson's Poll Ratings Slump and Travis Scott Tragedy / with Andrea Baker
Nov 10, 2021
COP26 in Glasgow, Bin Strikes and Facebook Rebrands as 'Meta' / with David Pratt
Nov 03, 2021
COP26, Devolution, Alec Baldwin Film Set Tragedy and Media Memories / with Joyce McMillan
Oct 27, 2021
The Murder of David Amess MP, ‘Blair & Brown: A New Labour Revolution’ and Bill Gates / with Steve Richards
Oct 20, 2021
BBC Scotland & Colin Bell, Prince Charles on Climate Change, Flags and the Westminster Covid Report / with Ruth Wishart
Oct 13, 2021
Bad Week for Facebook, Referendum Chat, Pandora Papers, R Kelly and Radio Listeners / with Shona Craven
Oct 06, 2021
Labour Party Conference, Jimmy Savile Drama, Russell T Davies and a Question about President Biden
Sep 29, 2021
Scottish Ambulances and Humza Yousaf, Rupert Murdoch's New Channel, ‘British’ Programmes and Music Icons / with Afua Adom
Sep 22, 2021
ITV Report on Barlinnie Prison, Janey Godley’s Tweets, Andrew Neil Leaves GB News and Another Listener Question / with Michael Stewart
Sep 15, 2021
Brexit Consequences, The Daily Record v Fan Media and Fran Unsworth / with Joyce McMillan
Sep 08, 2021
Anti-Catholic Singing, Green Party Ministers, Afghanistan Withdrawal and ‘The Donald’ / with Andrea Baker
Sep 01, 2021
SNP/Green Deal, Jess Brammar ‘Bias’ Controversy and Breaking Difficult Stories / with Jane Graham
Aug 25, 2021
Afghanistan, Cambo Oil Field and Listener Question of the Week / with David Pratt
Aug 18, 2021
Ask Stuart and Eamonn a Question...
Aug 17, 2021
BONUS: Press Conferences
Aug 10, 2021
BONUS: Technology...When Does it Transform a Project?
Aug 03, 2021
BONUS: The Art of the Interview
Jul 27, 2021
BONUS: "I thought of that one..."
Jul 20, 2021
Fallout from the EURO 2020 Final, Willie Rennie and Space Tourism / with Afua Adom
Jul 14, 2021
Holding Power to Account, Channel 4, COVID Unlocking and Media Salaries / with Dorothy Byrne
Jul 07, 2021
Matt Hancock, Islamophobia in Scotland and Britney Spears / with Shona Craven
Jun 30, 2021
Football Fans in London, Radio Highland and 'GB News Fails' / with Kenneth Macdonald
Jun 22, 2021
COVID Unlocking, GB News, Scotland's Euro Coverage and Indiana Jones / with Tasnim Nazeer
Jun 16, 2021
Internet Outage, ‘Has the Trump Bubble Burst?’, Scotland in Euro 2020 and the G7 Summit / with Paddy Duffy
Jun 09, 2021
SNP/Greens, Paul Dacre, Arlene Foster and Naomi Osaka / with Joyce McMillan
Jun 02, 2021
Dominic Cummings, Dyson Report Fallout, Immigration Policy and Ryanair Hijacking / with Lesley Riddoch
May 26, 2021
Rangers FC Fans, Martin Bashir Panorama, Labour Documentary and Israel/Palestine / with Steve Richards
May 19, 2021
Holyrood Election Results, the Sentencing of Craig Murray and COVID Coverage / with Angela Haggerty
May 12, 2021
The New Yorker and Nicola Sturgeon, Social Media Boycott and Andrew Marr / with Andrea Baker
May 05, 2021
Pressure on Boris Johnson, the Scotland/England Border and the BBC's Economic Impact / with A.L. Kennedy
Apr 28, 2021
Election Coverage, Derek Chauvin Trial, Super League and Channel 4 / with Allan Rennie
Apr 21, 2021
Media Coverage of Prince Philip’s Death, David Cameron and the Holyrood Election / with Isabel Fraser
Apr 14, 2021
Vaccine Passports, Alba Party, Media Coverage of Northern Ireland and the Bidens / with Stephen Gethins
Apr 07, 2021
Alba Party & BBC Debate, Purdah and Jennifer Arcuri's Claims of an Affair with Boris Johnson / with Shona Craven
Mar 31, 2021
Reactions to the Holyrood Reports, BBC Exodus from London and Death of the Newsroom / with Calum Macdonald
Mar 24, 2021
Policing, Daily Telegraph Staff Pay and Julie Burchill / with Andrea Baker
Mar 17, 2021
Harry and Meghan's Oprah Interview, Rangers FC and Reforming Defamation Law in Scotland / with Joyce McMillan
Mar 10, 2021
Media Apologies, Scottish Labour and the Return of BBC3 / with A.L. Kennedy
Mar 03, 2021
Roadmap out of Lockdown in Scotland, Salmond Inquiry and Facebook v Government / with Sean McDonald
Feb 24, 2021
'Something Rotten', Saving the Arts and the Sussexes v the Media / with Mandy Rhodes
Feb 17, 2021
'The Sunday Show', Salmond Inquiry and What the Obamas Did Next / with Paddy Duffy
Feb 10, 2021
Joanna Cherry, EU Vaccines Row, Anonymity Online and GameStop / with Shona Craven
Feb 03, 2021
Vaccine Fake News, Stand-Up Comedy and Boris Johnson’s Trip to Scotland / with Omid Djalili
Jan 27, 2021
President Biden and Vice-President Harris, Celtic FC’s Dubai Trip, Scottish Politics and Phil Spector / with Andrea Baker
Jan 20, 2021
Capitol Riot, Women in Journalism Scotland Survey and Scots Language Online Abuse / with Catriona MacPhee
Jan 13, 2021
BONUS: Media Memories
Jan 06, 2021
Best-Of 2020 / with Previous Guest Commentators
Dec 30, 2020
Your Media Questions!
Dec 22, 2020
Drugs Crisis, Scottish Film Industry and Updates on Christmas and COVID-19 / with Hannah McGill
Dec 16, 2020
Brexit, Trust in News Media, Holyrood 2021 Campaign Ads and Gambling / with Steve Richards
Dec 09, 2020
SNP Conference and Divisions, News UK TV and Pantomimes / with Val McDermid
Dec 02, 2020
Christmas and COVID-19 in Scotland, Refugee Crisis and Douglas Stuart’s Booker Triumph / with Lesley Riddoch
Nov 25, 2020
Boris Johnson and Devolution, Music Ownership and Barack Obama's New Book / with Andrea Baker
Nov 18, 2020
US Election Aftermath, John Major’s IndyRef2 Comments and Reports of Racism at Fettes College / with Ahmed Baba
Nov 11, 2020
US Election Results, Furlough Confusion, BBC Social Media Guidelines and Johnny Depp / with Joyce McMillan
Nov 04, 2020
‘Virtual Christmas’, US Election Countdown and Protests in Nigeria / with Catriona Stewart
Oct 28, 2020
Scottish Licence Fee, Media Regulation and Trump’s New Golf Course / with Anthony Baxter
Oct 21, 2020
Sturgeon v Salmond, Spitting Image and Updates on the US Election Campaign / Paul Hutcheon
Oct 14, 2020
Media Response to COVID-19 in Scotland, Trump’s Health and Cinema Closures / with Gayle Anderson
Oct 07, 2020
The After Party: Internal Market Bill, Future of the Licence Fee and more...
Oct 01, 2020
US Election Special: First TV Debate, Trump's Taxes and Voter Suppression / with Ahmed Baba
Sep 30, 2020
Keir Starmer and Patriotism, Climate Change and Ruth Bader Ginsburg / with Sunny Hundal
Sep 23, 2020
COVID Briefings Row, Scottish Hate Crime Bill and the Return of Ed Miliband / with Shona Craven
Sep 16, 2020
‘Baroness ‘Ruth Davidson, Press Freedom and ‘Mulan’ Boycott / with Ayesha Hazarika
Sep 09, 2020
Douglas Ross Interview, Media Response to the Death of Mercy Baguma and the New BBC Director-General / with Jim Cusick
Sep 02, 2020
Republican Convention, Reporting on White House Politics and Fallout from ‘The Trial of Alex Salmond’ / with Tamara Keith
Aug 26, 2020
‘The Trial of Alex Salmond’, Newspaper Apologies and the Virtual Democratic Convention
Aug 19, 2020
Exam Results, ‘The Unravelling of America’ and Media Coverage of Migrant Crossings / with Angela Haggerty
Aug 12, 2020
TikTok, Email Hacking, KGB and School Exam Results / with Jon S. Baird
Aug 05, 2020
Media Moguls, Press Briefings and Anti-Semitism on Social Media / with Steve Richards
Jul 29, 2020
Russia Report, Kanye West and TV Dramas Controversy / with Raisah Ahmed
Jul 22, 2020
Johnny Depp Trial, Failing Grayling and Trump's Commutation of Roger Stone / with Shona Craven
Jul 15, 2020
Freedom of Speech, Reopening of Pubs and the Border Protest / with A.L. Kennedy
Jul 08, 2020
COVID Milestones and Leadership, Facebook Advertising and Diversity in Hollywood / with Nanette Burstein
Jul 01, 2020
Trump Rally, Biden’s VP, Subscription News and Blackface in Popular Culture / with Bonnie Greer
Jun 24, 2020
Cummings Revisited, Marcus Rashford and the US Presidential Campaign / with Nazir Afzal
Jun 17, 2020
Statues, Prince Andrew and J.K. Rowling / with Briana Pegado
Jun 10, 2020
US Special: Black Lives Matter / with Ahmed Baba
Jun 04, 2020
Dominic Cummings, Skye Care Home Deaths and Door-Stepping / with Ayesha Hazarika
May 27, 2020
Media Portrayals of Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Football and the Music Industry / with Amy Macdonald
May 20, 2020
BBC Disclosure and the Scottish Government, Facebook's Oversight Board and Bryan Adams / with Ricky Ross
May 13, 2020
Celebrities on Zoom, Neil Ferguson, Deaths in Russia and Challenges for Big Companies / with Shona Craven
May 06, 2020
BBC Panorama, Challenges for the Scottish Newspaper Industry and App Safety / with Zara Janjua
Apr 29, 2020
Criticism of the UK Government's Response to COVID-19, Harry & Meghan vs the Tabloids and Protests in the US / with Val McDermid
Apr 22, 2020
Trump's Press Conference, The Herald and Eamonn Holmes / with Gayle Anderson
Apr 15, 2020
CMO’s Resignation, Stats & Stories and the Transparency of Pressure Groups / with Kezia Dugdale
Apr 08, 2020
Online Communities, Fallout from the Salmond Trial and a Masterclass in Dealing with Online Trolls / with Janey Godley
Apr 01, 2020
Lockdown, Under-Reported Stories and Reactions to the Salmond Trial / with Marianne Taylor
Mar 26, 2020
The Sun, Culture Streaming and Israel’s Use of Mobile Data / with Pennie Taylor
Mar 19, 2020
Salmond Trial, Dorothy Byrne and a New Film Studio / with Hannah McGill
Mar 12, 2020
Coronavirus, Priti Patel and Twitter / with Shona Craven
Mar 05, 2020
Weinstein, Channel 4 and David Steel / with Gayle Anderson
Feb 27, 2020
BBC Licence Fee and Amal Clooney Defends Press Freedom / with Marianne Taylor
Feb 20, 2020