If there’s been one bright spot this year, it’s that the Scottish media has – so far – not suffered the bulk job losses that have been a familiar and unfortunate mark of each of the last few years. Continue reading “The quiet movers in Scotland’s media”
The only time I’ve had something approaching deja vu in my life came at the cinema. It was 2006 and I was watching a press screening of the Stephen Frears film, The Queen. Continue reading “Covering the death of Princess Diana”
So what does the future hold for the birthday boy Scotsman? Continue reading “How do you solve a problem like The Scotsman?”
It’s that time of year, when Scotland’s hacks pour over the shortlist for the Press Awards to see if they’ve made the cut this time round. Continue reading “Winners and losers in 2017 Scottish Press Award nominations”
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”