The attraction of journalism, Sunday Times-style

IN its glossy colour magazine, The Sunday Times yesterday carried an eight-page feature – ‘Hold the Front Page, I want to be on it’ – which described how bright youngsters, especially graduates, will go to almost any lengths to get ‘their foot in the journalistic door’.

Interesting timing, given how the¬†paper’s publishers last week announced it was going into consultation with a view to shedding almost all of its Scottish editorial operation.