Get Your Jotters from The Scotsman

The Scotsman, which increased its cover price from 65p to 70p this week, is offering its readers a sweetener tomorrow as recompense – a free notebook.

Readers are unlikely to be unaware of the jotter offer as the broadsheet has been carrying up to six house ads per day for the promotion, one as big as 20cms x 13cms. The house ad quotes anon …”A short pencil is better than a long memory”.

Meantime, The Scotsman yesterday concluded its series in identifying the ’50 most powerful people in Scotland’, with Sir Fred Goodwin, chief executive of The Royal Bank of Scotland,