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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15th Apr 2021

Media Monitor 15 April 2021 New!

Media Monitor 15 April 2021

Read SHAAP's new-look media monitor for 15 April 2021. The news this week covers outdoor hospitality reopening in England, a 12-week consultation on carlorie alcohol labelling, teen drinking in Ireland, and other alcohol news from around the world.

8th Apr 2021

Media Monitor 8 April 2021 New!

Media Monitor 8 April 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 8 April 2021. The news this week covers Scotland's liver cancer surge, 'mummy marketing', a banned whisky ad, on-trade backlash to the proposed Covid passport scheme, and other alcohol news from around the world.

1st Apr 2021

Media Monitor 1 April 2021

Media Monitor 1 April 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 1 April 2021. The news this week covers SHAAP's (repeated) call for an end to alcohol sponsorship in sport, sobriety tagging rolled out in England, cuts to youth addiction services in England, alcohol misuse in the workplace, and other alcohol news from around the world.

25th Mar 2021

Media Monitor 25 March 2021

Media Monitor 25 March 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 25 March 2021. The news this week covers vaccine passports being considered for pubs, a new report from the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) on use of 'alcolocks', UK developments in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, and other alcohol news from around the world.

18th Mar 2021

Media Monitor 18 March 2021

Media Monitor 18 March 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 18 March 2021. The news this week covers Public Health Scotland's updated analysis on the impact of MUP on off-trade alcohol sales, unhealthy promotions for online shoppers, a new Review from the Lancet Commission into liver disease in the UK, and other alcohol news from around the world.

11th Mar 2021

Media Monitor 11 March 2021

Media Monitor 11 March 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 11 March 2021. The news this week covers research into the impact of pricing policies (including MUP) on men and women, alcohol's impact on the environment, Test and Trace issues in the on trade, and other alcohol news from around the world.

4th Mar 2021

Media Monitor 4 March 2021

Media Monitor 4 March 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 4 March 2021. The news this week covers the frozen duty on alcohol, minimum unit pricing delays, binge drinking during lockdown, and other alcohol news from around the world.

25th Feb 2021

Media Monitor 25 February 2021

Media Monitor 25 February 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 25 February 2021. The news this week covers the Scottish Government accepting recommendations for residential rehab, a call for 'pub relief' in duty, and other alcohol news from around the world.

18th Feb 2021

Media Monitor 18 February 2021

Media Monitor 18 February 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 18 February 2021. The news this week covers new Public Health Scotland studies on alcohol sales and consumption in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, a study on COVID-19 risks in pubs, COA Week 2021, and other alcohol news from around the world.

11th Feb 2021

Media Monitor 11 February 2021

Media Monitor 11 February 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 11 February 2021. The news this week covers questions over pub reopening, minimum pricing success in Australia's Northern Territory, Heineken's job cuts, and other alcohol news from around the world.

4th Feb 2021

Media Monitor 4 February 2021

Media Monitor 4 February 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 4 February 2021. The news this week covers alcohol deaths hitting a record high during the pandemic in England and Wales, Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan, UK alcohol sales surging by 30% in January, and other alcohol news from around the world.

28th Jan 2021

Media Monitor 28 January 2021

Media Monitor 28 January 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 28 January 2021. The news this week covers Global Drug Survey results, calls for a drink-driving review, the Tory Senedd leader quits, residential rehabilitation in Scotland, and other alcohol news from around the world.

21st Jan 2021

Media Monitor 21 January 2021

Media Monitor 21 January 2021

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 21 January 2021. The news this week covers Senedd drinking, stories from Dry January, the alcohol industry's influence on policies, and other alcohol news from around the world.

14th Jan 2021

Media Monitor 14 January 2021

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.