Media in Glasgow

This article deals with the Media in Glasgow. The city of Glasgow, Scotland is home to large sections of the Scottish national media. It hosts the following:


Some London-based programmes are soon to be moved to Scotland to share the British media market starting with The National Lottery Jet Set.

Television programmes set in Glasgow include: Taggart, Rebus (set in Edinburgh but shot mostly in Glasgow), High Times, Rab C Nesbitt, City Lights, Chewing the Fat, River City,Still Game and Lovesick



  • bunkered Scotland's best-selling golf magazine and the biggest-selling golf magazine in the UK per capita.


A number of major Scottish newspapers are published in the city:

As well as Scottish editions of:

Local newspapers are:

  • The Glaswegian Covering Glasgow and parts of East Renfrewshire
  • The Digger Mainly covering the North of Glasgow
  • Local News for Southsiders The Southside of Glasgow and the Govan area.
  • The Glasgow East News The East End of the City
  • The West End Mail Partick, West-End and the Northwest outskirts. -Ceased December 2006 [4]
  • The Springburn Herald Weekly newspaper covering the area of North Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire
  • G41 Monthly community newspaper serving Dumbreck, Pollokshields, Strathbungo, Shawlands and Langside. Published by a social enterprise called Southside Media.


See also


  1. "BBC Scotland headquarters". Clyde Waterfront. Clyde Waterfront. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  2. Scott, Kevin (10 February 2018). "£500,000 funding boost for Gaelic media firm behind BBC Alba". The Herald. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  3. "STV Studios". Doors Open Days. Doors Open Days (Scottish Civic Trust). Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  4. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 December 2008. Retrieved 14 April 2010.


Gurevitch M. Culture, Society and the Media. Routledge: New Ed edition, 1982

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