Heard the one about the Scottish journalists who chose to work in a local supermarket rather then stay in the newsroom? Well don’t worry. It isn’t a major indictment of the journalism pay situation – but a refreshing fundraising effort
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As December 25 approaches, newspapers are getting into the traditional festive spirit with Christmas campaigns for the less fortunate. Up and down the country, papers are joining forces with local charities to do their bit. Pictures of smiling children, and
Lennox Herald editor Bill Heaney is leaving the newspaper to become a special adviser to Scotland’s new First Minister Henry McLeish. Mr Heaney, (55), who also edits the Clyde Weekly News, will work alongside the First Minister to promote devolution
The press officer for the Catholic Church in Scotland, Monsignor Tom Connelly, has died suddenly at 66. He was a personality known to regional and national newspaper journalists across the country. Working closely with journalists, he covered everything from church
Big-hearted Lennox Herald readers have raised more than £2,000 for the paper’s CHAS Balloch Hospice Appeal in just over three weeks. Donations have been made by individuals, families, groups and clubs, who are all delighted the Children’s Association Hospice Scotland
The Edinburgh Evening News, Scotsman, Falkirk Herald and The Herald and Evening Times in Glasgow could be among the winners at the Scottish Press Awards later this month. Journalists and photographers from the titles, together with those from a number
The managing director of Scotland’s largest local newspaper group has been given a lifetime achievement award. Alex Cargill, of Scottish & United Newspapers, was presented with the honour by the Publicity Club of Glasgow at the Adline Cream Advertising Awards.