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Neil Lennon

Press conference phone call produces moment of comedy gold

“You going to stop interrupting my Press conference, please?” Usually, a telephone going off midway through a Press conference is a source of both irritation and embarrassment. But not on Saturday, at Celtic FC, when manager, …

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GordonStrachan

So, Gordon, any changes, then?

REPLIES the newly-appointed Scotland men's football team manager, Gordon Strachan: “No. Still 5ft 6ins, ginger and a big nose.” And for more of Strachan's famous one-liners, mainly to journalists,

Mincepies

‘Looming apocalypse’ has at least one Scots media figure reaching for the… er, mince pies

FROM skydiving to eating mince pies - several Scots media figures have revealed their final wish before they get blasted out in the apocalypse, predicted to happen on

Read all about it, again

THERE, but for the grace of God. At first glance, it looked like a perfectly balanced double-page spread, comprising letters, a column from Alan Taylor, and a lovely

The Press and Journal

Countdown appearance for Tucker adds up to namechecks for the P&J

THE Press and Journal newspaper received plenty of namechecks on Channel 4 the other day - thanks to its former editor. Derek Tucker - who stepped down from the

The Scotsman, Cockburn St

Scotsman seeking ‘administrator’

THE EMAIL was certainly a wake-up call. Had - asked the author - the site seen that Johnston Press Scotland was seeking an administrator? allmediascotland.com had heard that the publisher

Cycling

Journalists resplendent as they tackle cycling velodrome

TWO are pictured wearing t-shirts, brandishing their newspaper's masthead, while another two are sporting tops bearing the name of a cycle wear brand. The scene was the new cycling

Aitken says he has never seen the Beeb as vindictive, but…

THE Scottish Daily Express columnist, Keith Aitken, is perplexed. As he writes today: "For all its faults, I've never seen the Beeb as vindictive. But I start to wonder

Mercedes-Benz

Car correspondence a caper for Carlos

IT BEGAN as a straightforward advert in a car magazine - and on its website - trying to sell a Mercedes car. For former Sunday Times Scotland editor, Carlos

Murray hits out at ‘moron’ reporters

THE actor, Bill Murray, hit out at 'moron' reporters as he was preparing to tee off in a golf tournament at St Andrews. In an exchange with a reporter,

Neil Lennon

Lennon tweets of ‘one of the more bizarre press conferences’

"Well that was one of the more bizarre press conferences I've had to do," the Celtic FC manager, Neil Lennon, was tweeting yesterday, during the build-up to his

The Press and Journal

P&J steps in to save stone-skimming championships

A STORY to melt even the stoniest of hearts, the Press and Journal newspaper has stepped in at the 11th hour to save the Scotland-based world championships in

Oops: Part three; it’s Australia, not Argentina

WHAT'S got into all of us? Yesterday, allmediascotland.com reminded readers that a job advert on the site - on behalf of The Scottish Sun - was for an

Oops: Part two; it’s Wiliams, not Atkinson

THERE but for the Grace of God, a newspaper today was having to apologise to the Archbishop of Canterbury. Page 12 of the title (find it for yourself) had

The Scottish Sun

Filmmaker reportedly forced to call in a translater

A DOCUMENTARY filmmaker has reportedly had to call in a translator, to help make sense of the Scots he has been interviewing. Reports Kenny Angove, in today's The Scottish

Scottish Parliament

What’s in a name?

JOURNALIST, Dorothy-Grace Elder, obviously enjoys cordial relations with some PR operations - despite her recent critical column in the allmediascotland. No sooner had she been writing of the problems

Scottish Conservatives

Rugby training pays off for McLellan

RECENT former editor of The Scotsman newspaper, John McLellan, was last heard of on a rugby field turning out for the third XV at Edinburgh rugby club, Watsonians. And

Hickey ‘vows’ to cut off relations

THE appointment of former BBC Scotland head of news and current affairs, Blair Jenkins, as chief executive of the campaign urging a Yes vote during the upcoming independence referendum

Hickey hails McLellan appointment

THE appointment of former Scotsman editor, John McLellan, as the new director of communications for the Scottish Tories is greeted enthusiastically by the Scottish Daily Express diarist, Hickey. Today's column

All in the Past

Yesterday, it was That's (the After) Life' for allmediascotand.com - while reporting a performance at the Usher Hall in Edinbuegh by Radio Forth presenter, Grant Stott.Today, one can

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