Scotsman scoops business media award

CONGRATULATIONS to The Scotsman newspaper, which has been named Regional Financial Newspaper of the Year in the Association of British Insurers Financial Media awards.

Judges praised it for providing “a good balance between industry and personal finance issues” at the event attended by 400 representatives from the financial services industry in London’s Dorchester Hotel.

Martin Flanagan, the paper’s city editor was shortlisted in the Business Journalist of the Year category for his “authoritative and balanced reporting”, while John Bowker, until recently deputy city editor, was shortlisted for Regional Financial Newspaper or Journalist of the Year.