Charlie Hebdo: View the CommonSpace and NUJ Scotland debate on media ethics
Following the attack on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo earlier this month which left 12 people dead, CommonSpace teamed up with NUJ Scotland to host an event on freedom of speech and media ethics amid strong public debate.
THE Paris attack on journalists, who had previously been targeted by Islamic extremists for publishing satirical images of the Prophet Muhammed, left members of the media and public shocked.
Indyref Weekly Review presenter Stephen Paton unveils 'Left Scotland'
Stephen Paton, presenter of the popular Indyref Weekly Review, unveils the first episode of his post-indyref show: Left Scotland.
View the above video for Paton's coverage of the Smith Commission, trident, land reform and the Buchanan steps campaign.
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Jack Straw '100 per cent' knew about CIA torture, says former British ambassador Craig Murray
Former UK foreign secretary Jack Straw "100 per cent knew" about the CIA's use of torture to gather intelligence, former British ambassador Craig Murray has alleged.
Speaking on Bateman Broadcasting, Murray outlined how he was sacked from his role as ambassador in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, after trying to stop the practice of accepting information gathered from torture.
Scottish Evening News: Energy crises and fracking
The latest in a series of short segments from the Scottish Evening News ahead of its Spring 2015 launch.
This week the team is covering energy crises and fracking.
The Scottish Evening News has raised thousands of pounds through public crowdfunding to raise finances for an alternative broadcast service for Scotland.
Lesley Riddoch on Jim Murphy election and Easterhouse Alcohol Information Service closure
On the latest popular Lesley Riddoch podcast, the journalist and broadcaster discusses Jim Murphy's election as Scottish Labour leader, and brings a "tough listen" on news of the closure of the Easterhouse Alcohol Information Service.
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Willie Rennie interview: Fracking, women-only shortlists and #euref
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie spoke to CommonSpace about a range of issues facing the party at its national conference
THE SCOTTISH LIBERAL DEMOCRATS have held their national conference in Edinburgh (26-28 February), where they voted for policies including an end to the SNP government's moratorium on fracking, and supported all women shortlists to improve the gender representation of Liberal Democrat parliamentarians.
Party leader Willie Rennie spoke to CommonSpace at the conference ahead of the 2016 Scottish elections.
Mike Edwards: How can Yes solve the banking and currency questions in time for #indyref2?
Mike Edwards from IndependenceLive.Net outlines the arguments around key questions about banking and currency
THE following piece is based on highlights from two recent independence events, LeithSaysAye and the ScotPound launch, covered by IndependenceLive.net .
Both suggest that unless the issues covered are taken seriously by the independence movement, meaningful independence from the rest of the UK could end up forever being a pipe dream.