Sobering reading from journalist’s brave confession

I sadly never knew Esther Beadle during my second run at Lang Stracht, even though our spells there overlapped, and we shared mutual friends across the newsrooms in the bunker.  But I wanted to share this remarkable, brave and honest piece of writing by her from earlier this week. Continue reading “Sobering reading from journalist’s brave confession”

Scotland’s newspapers slow to play their Trump card

It has been fascinating reading over the last couple of days that the new US President, Donald Trump, is likely to spend much of his state visit to the UK in Scotland.

Not least because, for all the Donald continues to give the media of his own nation a hard time, he’s on record as throwing his support behind the press of his (literal) motherland. Continue reading “Scotland’s newspapers slow to play their Trump card”