Feisty Productions (podcasts)
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This is the recording, in its entirety, of the Caithness Debate or the Gaelic Debate. It is a continuation of the first part, without interruption, and plunges back into the discussion.

Direct download: _Caithness_Debate_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:37 PM

This is the recording, in its entirety, of the first half of the Caithness Debate or the Gaelic debate. This was a public meeting held at Mackay's Hotel in Wick in March 2010.

Direct download: Caithness_Debate_Part1_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:32 PM

Lesley took herself off to Sweden to write a book and think.However, we did tempt her to come up to the microphone via Skype to record some thoughts about Steig Larsson, Corton Vale, equality and some other issues. Keep coming back there will be more.

Direct download: Lesley_from_the_Nordics.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:14 PM

With a stellar cast of Stewart Stevenson Climate Minister, Patrick Harvie, Howard Liddell and George Monbiot, the final Riddoch Questions dealt with climate change. Finally, thanks to everyone who listened and got in touch...all 100 programmes will remain on iTunes for the foreseeable future.
Direct download: The_last_Riddoch_Questions_Ever.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:22 PM

Lesley’s guests on Riddoch Questions this week were: Charles McGhee, former editor of The Herald; Brian McNair, Professor of Journalism & Communication at the University of Strathclyde, and Pete Wishart, MP and the SNP’s culture and media spokesperson. They discussed the result of the Norwich North by-election – how much does the press shape public opinion on Labour?; swine flu – is unnecessary panic being whipped up by the media?; job cuts – there’s concern about a lack of journalists at Westminster reporting for Scottish newspapers; and the future for Scottish media in the age of Google and Twitter.
Direct download: Charles_McGhee_Brian_McNair_and_Pet.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:16 PM

Lesley’s back in the hot seat for this week’s Riddoch Questions. She was joined by Stewart Hosie, Dundee East MP; David Pratt, foreign editor for the Sunday Herald and Rev David Robertson from St Peter’s Free Church in Dundee. The stories making the headlines this week, included: Afghanistan and a report from MPs which claims a lack of helicopters is costing soldiers’ lives; controversial Sunday ferry sailings in the Western Isles – the first boat is due to sail this weekend; Blair for President of Europe? And the return of the wrinkly rockers – Bruce Springsteen versus Chrissie Hynde.
Direct download: Stewart_Hosie_David_Pratt_Rev_Davi.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:55 PM

David McLetchie, Henry McLeish and Mike Daly get together with Derek Bateman to discuss bugging, privacy and mobile phone directories, Climate change targets and Afghanistan. Lesley is away this week and will be back the following week.
Direct download: David_McLetchie_Henry_McLeish_and_M.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00 AM

In a week where Swine Flu, 10 years of Devolution and Andy Murray dominate the news agenda; Stirling MP Anne McGuire, security expert Clive Fairweather and Hilary Wainwright, editor of Red Pepper join Lesley to work out what is really going on.
Direct download: Anne_McGuire_MP_Clive_Fairweather_a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:56 AM

This week saw comings and goings....new Green Targets, a new speaker, more expenses with the BBC involved in a row...Alan Cochrane of the Daily Telegraph, Patrick Harvie Green Party MSP and Neil Baxter of the Royal Incorporation of Architects joined Lesley to dissect it all in Riddoch Questions.
Direct download: Alan_Cochrane_Patrick_Harvie_MSP_N.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:33 AM

Lesley’s guests on Riddoch Questions this week are: Councillor Ewan Aitken, former leader of Edinburgh city council; Mark Perryman, editor of the book ‘Breaking up Britain: Four Nations after a Union’; and Christine Grahame MSP. They discussed the stories making the headlines this week, including the Calman Commission, the Digital Britain report, the de-selection of Labour MP Jim Devine and the SNP’s long-awaiting school building programme. Mike Russell, the Scottish Government's Culture Minister joins in to give a view of Calman.
Direct download: Ewan_Aitken_Mark_Perryman_and_Chris.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:49 AM