Dave Rushton: Local TV and the Scottish Digital Network

Attended by over 200 people, a debate in Glasgow, on November 16, about the Scottish Digital Network – a proposed digital TV channel (with supporting online presence) dedicated to Scottish content – attracted a glittering array of speakers, including former director general of the BBC, Greg Dyke. allmediascotland has already published the speech of Jim Raeburn, director of the Scottish Newspaper Society. Here now, Dave Rushton, director of the Institute of Local Television, airs his views. The SDN is the main recommendation of the Scottish Broadcasting Commission, set up three years ago, led by former BBC Scotland head of news and current affairs, Blair Jenkins. Other speeches to follow….

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