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Media Movers: Lorne Gardner, Tam Cowan, etc

WELCOME to Media Movers, reporting the latest moves within the Scottish media, including promotions and retirements. AND, firstly, congratulations to Lorne Gardner, promoted to sports editor at The Scottish Daily Mail, having previously been deputy. He …

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Your Noon Briefing: Promotions at The Scotsman, BBC trainee journalist wins NCTJ prize, the comma, etc

PROMOTIONS at The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday newspapers. Kenny Farquharson has been named deputy editor of both The Scotsman and SoS, having previously been deputy editor of the


Media consultant takes inspiration from First World War for debut novel

A NOVEL inspired by the role played by volunteer soldiers barely five foot tall, during the First World War, has been penned by a former supplements editor at

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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


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

MacMahon to leave The Scotsman for ITV Border role

THE deputy editor of The Scotsman, Peter MacMahon, is leaving, to become political editor of ITV Border. With The Scotsman these last eight years, MacMahon is also a former

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

John McLellan

McLellan leaving Scottish Tories for the Scottish Newspaper Society

THE former editor-in-chief of The Scotsman, John McLellan, has been appointed the new director of the Scottish Newspaper Society and will be stepping down as director of communications

Scott Douglas

In My Opinion: Scott Douglas: Friends of The Scotsman, three days in

In My Opinion: THE wait is over. Whether you call it advertorial, sponsored content or native advertising, this week we finally got to see how The Scotsman’s is tackling

Peter Ranscombe

Newspaper archive helps provide inspiration for reporter’s first novel

A SCOTSMAN journalist has dipped into the newspaper’s reports from two centuries ago for inspiration for his first novel. Peter Ranscombe – a business correspondent for The Scotsman, Scotland

Scott Douglas

In My Opinion: Scott Douglas: The Scotsman and ‘native advertising’

SO, Scotland’s first big foray into the relatively uncharted new media waters of ‘native advertising’ is underway. Of course, The Scotsman isn’t calling it ‘native advertising’. Nor is it

The Scotsman

Invitations going out to organisations, to become Friends of The Scotsman

INVITATIONS are going out today to organisations - such as charities and universities - inviting them to become Friends of The Scotsman newspaper, inviting content to a brand


Between 20-30 jobs at risk of redundancy at Scotsman titles

BETWEEN 20-30 editorial jobs are at risk of redundancy at The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday newspapers, it has been just announced. At a meeting held at 2pm, staff

The Scotsman, leader

Almost 450,000 people estimated to read The Scotsman’s print edition at least once per month, say new figures

FOR all the gloom that generally surrounds their sales, newspapers still command huge audiences, with - for example - almost 450,000 people estimated to have read The Scotsman's

The Scotsman

Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday now being categorised as ‘regional’

THE Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday newspapers have followed The Herald and Sunday Herald by requesting to be designated 'regional' when it comes to their audited sales figures. The


Scotsman advertising wrap a first

VISITORS to the website of The Scotsman will have today noticed pages wrapped in an advert for the rail company, East Coast Rail, doubling up as a promotion


Former Scotsman journalist celebrates his 100th birthday

A FORMER financial editor of The Scotsman has celebrated his 100th birthday. George Brodlie retired as financial editor in 1978. But, says his son, Ken: "His articles in The


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

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Scotsman pays tribute to former Scottish news editor, Saunders

THE Scotsman has paid tribute to a former Scottish news editor, who has died aged 79. Ian Saunders, who retired from his position at The Scotsman in 1993, spent

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