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:


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 alsoEdit


  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.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)


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