The state of the Scottish newspaper industry – some opening remarks

The future of the Scottish newspaper industry was the subject of a summit called by the Scottish Government minister, Jim Mather.

Held at Glasgow Caledonian University, it was launched with an opening address by David Hutchison, a research fellow in media policy…

I am a little hesitant in this gathering as an academic rather than a media person.

Indeed, along with my co-editor and the contributors to a book on the media in Scotland, I was recently castigated by a distinguished columnist on the grounds than none of us were carpenters, and one really needs to be a carpenter to talk about joinery.

We did have a couple of politicians who have been/are journalists but the accusation remained.

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