The lively award-winning monthly community newspaper serving the Outer Hebrides – Am Pàipear – has launched a new subscription-based digital service at www.ampaipear.com complementing its print edition. Subscribers, who can sign-up for either £2 a month or £20 a year, will be able to read a digital version of the newspaper, access exclusive online news delivered in text, audio and video formats, and listen to a new regular show, Am Podcast, on Thursdays.
Am Pàipear has been edited for the past eight years by South Uist-born, Iain Stephen Morrison, 34, whom, commendably, combines that role whilst also being a fully-fledged crofter on his father, mother and brother's large croft at Stillgarry, South Uist. Before taking up his current post, Morrison, whose first language is Gaelic, was a journalist with BBC Alba and BBC Radio nan Gaidheal.
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