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In My Opinion: Robert Beveridge: Goodbye print, hello digi-news, but how?

IF you are reading this, it is reasonable to assume that, like me, you are a news junkie. We like – indeed, love – newspapers. But we also know they are in peril with changes to …

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Scotsman HQ

Scotsman publisher places staff photography posts ‘at risk of redundancy’ as it moves towards freelance provision

THE publisher of The Scotsman newspaper is seeking to have its photography in Scotland predominantly provided by freelancers rather than staffers. Says Johnston Press - which also publishes several


Costs down ten per cent as Johnston Press financial statement seeks to draw some comfort

THE newspaper publishers, Johnston Press - which owns The Scotsman and several Scots local newspapers, plus titles elsewhere in the UK - has reported that it has managed


Scotland on Sunday expected to be switched from broadsheet to compact

SCOTLAND on Sunday newspaper could be switched from broadsheet to compact in size as early as January, as part of cost-cutting by publishers, Johnston Press. Applications for voluntary redundancy


Johnston Press voluntary redundancy ‘window’ closing today

VOLUNTARY redundancy applications at Johnston Press - publishers of The Scotsman and several Scots local newspapers - require to be submitted today, to take advantage of better-than-statutory terms. An


Johnston Press staff being offered ‘enhanced’ voluntary redundancy terms

STAFF at Johnston Press - the publishers of The Scotsman and several Scots local newspapers - have been offered 'enhanced' terms in an appeal for voluntary redundancy applications. Says


New agency to handle Johnston Press subscription services

THE publishers of The Scotsman newspaper and several Scots local newspaper has chosen a new company to handle its growing subscriptions services. Says Johnston Press, it has "handed its

Fraser fears for The Scotsman following latest circulation and financial figures

A DOWNBEAT assessment of The Scotsman's fortunes has been penned by the BBC Scotland business and economy editor, in the wake of the latest official newspaper circulation figures. Writes


Operating profit cheer for Johnston Press, in latest financial results

THE publisher of The Scotsman newspaper and several local newspapers in Scotland has registered an increased operating profit against cost savings of £24.3 million. Johnston Press - in its

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Broadsheet-to-compact switch for newspaper trio as relaunches begin today

THE Ayrshire local newspaper, the Carrick Gazette, is relaunching today, with a new look, as part of a wider revamping exercise that will see three of its sister


UK-wide appointment for ad sales director at Johnston Press Scotland

THE advertising sales director at the Scotland division of newspaper publishers, Johnston Press, has been promoted to an UK-wide post. Richard Bogie has been appointed to the new role


Scotsman subscriptions substantially up, says chief executive

THE number of subscribers to The Scotsman has increased substantially over the last 12 months, according to the chief executive of its publishers. In an interview given to BBC


Birkett named new Scotland head at Johnston Press

THE head of Johnston Press in the north-east of England has been named head of the publisher's Scotland operation. Stuart Birkett has been named managing director of the publisher's Scotland


Statement expected on Richardson departing Johnston Press as Scotland MD

A STATEMENT is expected to be released tomorrow by the publishers of The Scotsman, that it is parting company with the managing director of most of its Scottish

Twin editorships for Rankin, as Wallace and Hill move on

TWO North-east local newspapers are to come under the editorship of one person, succeeding the current incumbents, who are both moving on. Mike Rankin has been appointed editor of

Scotsman HQ

Johnston Press announces resignation of chief operating officer

THE publisher of The Scotsman newspaper has announced that its chief operating officer has resigned. No obvious reason is given by Johnston Press - which also publishes several local

Scotsman HQ

MacMillan essay paints bleak picture of The Scotsman’s prospects

A BLEAK assessment of The Scotsman's fortunes since it was taken over by the current owners, Johnston Press, has been published by the journal, the British Journalism Review. Writes

Johnston Press shares reportedly down by eight per cent

SHARES in Johnston Press, publisher of The Scotsman, reportedly fell by eight per cent yesterday, following the publication of its latest financial results. Says The Herald, the fall followed

Scotsman HQ

Scotsman publisher reports revenue drop but encouraging signs following relaunches

A RELAUNCHING plan of all but a handful of its newspaper titles appears to be paying off for the publisher of The Scotsman newspaper. While an interim management statement


Picture emerges of intensive work regimes at pair of Scots publishing groups

A PICTURE of intensive work regimes has emerged from a survey of staff at two of Scotland's leading newspaper publishers. It follows a stress survey having been conducted by

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