Don't bemoan the media, become the media - or so the digital democracy slogan goes.
I have seen the television industry from every angle, north and south of the Border.
BBC Scotland has unveiled plans to dramatise Iain Banks' novel Stonemouth, the first TV adaptation of his work since his death in 2013.
Viewers in Scotland would "pay one way or another" to receive services from the BBC, a former director general of the broadcaster has warned.
Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill were once as close as two men could be - who haven't bought denim shirts, a two-man tent and headed for Brokeback Mountain.