Media Monitor

Media Monitor

SHAAP's weekly media monitor brings you a summary of the latest news and events relating to alcohol policy.

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22nd Oct 2020

Media Monitor 22 October 2020 New!

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 New!

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.

6th Aug 2020

Media Monitor 6 August 2020

Media Monitor 6 August 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 6 August 2020. Out this week is a new report of the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care, as well as a new article from The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology on the effect of the lockdown on patients with pre-existing alcohol use disorder. There's also lots of new alcohol-related news from the UK and abroad.

30th Jul 2020

Media Monitor 30 July 2020

Media Monitor 30 July 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 30 July 2020. The news this week covers the UK Government's plans to consult on calorie labelling for alcohol, a planned consultation on MUP in Northern Ireland, more UK news about lockdown health and drinking habits, and plenty of new alcohol-related research.

16th Jul 2020

Media Monitor 16 July 2020

Media Monitor 16 July 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for the 16 July 2020. The news this week covers the re-introduction of a no-alcohol ban in South Africa, a Glasgow-led study that has discovered genes that appear to put heavy drinkers at increased risk of liver disease, and other new research in the alcohol field.

9th Jul 2020

Media Monitor 9 July 2020

Media Monitor 9 July 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for the 9 July 2020. The news this week covers the re-opening of pubs in England and beer gardens in Scotland, the regulation of alcohol pregnancy warnings in Australia, and lots of new alcohol research.

2nd Jul 2020

Media Monitor 2 July 2020

Media Monitor 2 July 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 2nd July 2020. The news this week covers a new report on alcohol pricing from WHO Europe, doctor's concerns about the re-opening of England's pubs, and other alcohol-related news from around the world.

25th Jun 2020

Media Monitor 25 June 2020

Media Monitor 25 June 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 25th June 2020. The news this week covers a push by the alcohol industry for influence in Westminster, concern over a spike in liver damage cases in Scotland, and the decision in a landmark case against a breach of the 'Loi Evin' in France.

18th Jun 2020

Media Monitor 18 June 2020

Media Monitor 18 June 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 18th June 2020. The news this week covers the publication of the annual MESAS (Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland's Alcohol Strategy) report, airlines limiting alcohol sales as flights resume, a new study showing that even 'low-risk' drinking can be harmful, and other new research in the alcohol field.

11th Jun 2020

Media Monitor 11 Jun 2020

Media Monitor 11 Jun 2020

Read SHAAP's weekly media monitor for 11th June 2020. The news this week covers a new study by Public Health Scotland showing a drop in off-trade alcohol sales in the year following the introduction of minimum unit pricing (MUP), concern about the number of drug and alcohol referrals during lockdown, and new research in the alcohol field. 

4th Jun 2020

Media Monitor 4 June 2020

Read SHAAP's media monitor for 4 June 2020.