Minority Language Media and COVID-19

November 10, 2020

In their series on minority language media and the effects of COVID-19 pandemic, the European Centre for Minority Issues return to the British Isles for an in-depth analysis of Scottish Gaelic. Dr. Douglas Chalmers, Senior Lecturer in Media and Journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, provides a thorough overview of the situation for that linguistic sphere, in particular by focusing on the public service broadcasters BBC Alba and Radio nan Gàidheal.

You can read the interview with Douglas here:


Gaelic Crisis: Caibideil 9

November 6, 2020

For anyone wishing to read more about the “Gaelic Crisis” in advance of the community meetings being held by Western Isles MSP, Alasdair Allan, a Gaelic translation of Chapter 9 is now available online: “A dh’ionnsaigh modail ùr airson ath-bheòthachadh coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig”. It can be read here.


And you can register for the meetings here.