Media Monitor

SHAAP's weekly media monitor brings you a summary of the latest news relating to alcohol (including policy and research). Subscribe now.

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14th Jan 2021

Media Monitor 14 January 2021 New!

Media Monitor 14 January 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 14 January 2021, which is a bumper issue including stories from the festive period. The news this week covers drinking patterns during lockdown, alcohol raising the risk of an irregular heartbeat, new rules on alcohol sales in Ireland, and other alcohol news from around the world.

17th Dec 2020

Media Monitor 17 December 2020

Media Monitor 17 December 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 17 December 2020. The news this week covers Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs (SFAD)'s COVID Insights report, the science of addiction, drink-driving campaigns, opting out of YouTube alcohol ads, and other alcohol news from around the world.

10th Dec 2020

Media Monitor 10 December 2020

Media Monitor 10 December 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 10 December 2020. The news this week covers SHAAP's call for Nordic‑style drink stores, a lifespan approach to reducing alcohol harm, grocery sale trends, residential rehabilitation in Scotland, and other alcohol news from around the world.

3rd Dec 2020

Media Monitor 3 December 2020

Media Monitor 3 December 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 3 December 2020. The news this week covers unhealthy Britain during lockdown, hospitality restrictions, nudge theory and alcohol policy, research on drinking throughout the lifecourse, and other alcohol news from around the world.

26th Nov 2020

Media Monitor 26 November 2020

Media Monitor 26 November 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 26 November 2020. The news this week covers the fall in alcohol-specific deaths in Scotland, a new FASD eLearning resource, alcohol treatment statistics from Public Health England, and other alcohol news from around the world.

19th Nov 2020

Media Monitor 19 November 2020

Media Monitor 19 November 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 19 November 2020. The news this week covers the SHAAP Manifesto for the 2021 Scottish Parliament Election, WHO Europe factsheets on i) alcohol and cancer and ii) alcohol and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), alcohol and mental health stories for Alcohol Awareness Week 2020, and other alcohol news from around the world.

12th Nov 2020

Media Monitor 12 November 2020

Media Monitor 12 November 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 12 November 2020. The news this week covers the SHAAP and University of Edinburgh report on refugees' experiences of harmful alcohol use, AHA's pricing survey report on 'pocket money-priced' alcohol, and other alcohol news from around the world.

5th Nov 2020

Media Monitor 5 November 2020

Media Monitor 5 November 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 5 November 2020. The news this week covers the Drinkaware 2020 report, low and no-alcohol sales soaring, a call for 'pub relief', and other alcohol news from around the world.

29th Oct 2020

Media Monitor 29 October 2020

Media Monitor 29 October 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 29 October 2020. The news this week covers the easing of restaurant and pub restrictions in Scotland, a fall in breathalyser tests for drink-driving, alcohol-free Guinness, and other alcohol news from around the world.

22nd Oct 2020

Media Monitor 22 October 2020

Media Monitor 22 October 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 22 October 2020. The news this week covers COVID-19 restrictions affecting the hospitality sector, sobriety tagging in Wales, Global Burden of Disease 2020, lessons from alcohol policy 'first-movers', and other alcohol news from around the world.

15th Oct 2020

Media Monitor 15 October 2020

Media Monitor 15 October 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 15 October 2020. The news this week covers increased UK alcohol sales in supermarkets and corner shops, new COVID-19 restrictions affecting the hospitality sector, and other alcohol news from around the world.

8th Oct 2020

Media Monitor 8 October 2020

Media Monitor 8 October 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 8 October 2020. The news this week covers Scotland's nationwide ban on drinking indoors in licensed premises, the closure of pubs and restaurants across central Scotland, and other alcohol news from around the world.

1st Oct 2020

Media Monitor 1 October 2020

Media Monitor 1 October 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 1 October 2020. The news this week covers "Scotland's alcohol timebomb", illegal house parties, students told to avoid pubs, important statistical publications, and other alcohol news from around the world.

24th Sep 2020

Media Monitor 24 September 2020

Media Monitor 24 September 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 24 September 2020. The news this week covers SHAAP's Rural Matters report, public support for minimum unit pricing (MUP), COVID-19 restrictions including pub curfews, and other alcohol news from around the world.

17th Sep 2020

Media Monitor 17 September 2020

Media Monitor 17 September 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 17 September 2020. The news this week covers the Commission on Alcohol Harm, the Royal College of Psychiatrists' warning that 'soaring alcohol misuse' could overwhelm addiction services, and other alcohol news from around the world.

10th Sep 2020

Media Monitor 10 September 2020

Media Monitor 10 September 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 10 September 2020. The news this week covers male identity and alcohol, foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), 'NoLo' (no/low alcohol) drinks, and other alcohol news from around the world.

3rd Sep 2020

Media Monitor 3 September 2020

Media Monitor 3 September 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 3 September 2020. The news this week covers 'alcolocks' and drink-driving, the history of illicit distilling in Scotland, and other alcohol news from around the world.

27th Aug 2020

Media Monitor 27 August 2020

Media Monitor 27 August 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 27 August 2020. The news this week covers Alcohol Health Alliance's new report and their call for improved alcohol labelling, online delivery services contributing to risky home drinking, and other alcohol news from around the world.

20th Aug 2020

Media Monitor 20 August 2020

Media Monitor 20 August 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 20 August 2020. The news this week covers concerns about how UK Government proposals for a UK Internal Market will impact public health legislation in devolved nations; why you shouldn't let your children take sips of your alcoholic drinks, and other new alcohol news from around the world.

13th Aug 2020

Media Monitor 13 August 2020

Media Monitor 13 August 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 13 August 2020. The news this week covers fears that coronavirus will be spread at pubs, lockdown drinking habits in Australia, South Africa's relationship with alcohol and new research in the alcohol field.