Digital news plan
Trinity launches micro website for Glasgow
Glasgow Live will have a team of ten journalists and follows the launch of similar sites in Belfast and Dublin. It will produce local news and features, weather and traffic reports.
Trinity Mirror claims Belfast Live has already drawn a readership of more a million unique users in five months.
Gregor Kyle, an online sports reporter at the Daily Record, has been appointed editor and will be taking contributions from a number of writers based in the city, including Kevin McKenna, comedian Robert Florence and photographer Elaine Livingstone.
Allan Rennie, managing director of Media Scotland, added: “Trinity Mirror has a strong track record of launching standalone digital websites and we’re following the formula by producing strong and engaging local journalism for the people Glasgow.