Now that the dust has settled on the launch it seems appropriate to take stock.
For the last year, the Guardian has been running a hyper-local news site covering a range of issues in particular the nitty gritty of Edinburgh municipal affairs. Edinburgh was one of three cities targeted by the news behemoth - the other two being Leeds and Cardiff - for these experiments in localised content.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt will give this year's MacTaggart lecture, the keynote address at the Edinburgh Television Festival in late August.
The establishment of the Scottish Digital Network (SDN), which would deliver local television to rival the BBC's Scottish programming, took another step forward today.
In Spring 2003 volunteers from Leith Festival ran Leith FM 1, a successful short term broadcast (RSL) over the Leith Festival week. In Winter 2003/4 Leith Community Mediaworks (LCM) was set-up to deliver Community Radio & TV for and by the people of Leith.
Leith FM History at 13/12/06
The City of Edinburgh Council will launch a long-awaited new web site this month (15 September) which will allow it to increase the level of online transactions and reduce running costs.
"Malky", aka Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP QC & all the rest, made a spectacular entrance at the Scottish Parliament Festival of Politics by carpet surfing onto the stage f