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Leave photography to the pros!

Aberdeen journalist Nic Outterside has sent us this tale of woe: “The more I think about it, my entire career in journalism has been one of a succession of howlers and moments when…if only the ground would open up. “This

Editor's job for Outterside

Nic Outterside is leaving the Aberdeen Press and Journal to edit a weekly newspaper in Scotland. Mr Outterside (44), chief investigative reporter with the P&J since last year, will take up his post as editor of the Buchan Observer on

Another from Nic

Another from Nic By HoldTheFrontPage staff Nic Outterside, our most prolific howler contributor, says: “This was an advertising howler which lost an ad. man his job at the Oban Times company in 1992. At the time I was Editor of

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Award marks a lifetime in journalism

Veteran journalist Martin Macdonald is to receive the prestigious Barron Trophy in recognition of a lifetime of achievement in journalism. The broadcaster and writer, who began his career more than 40 years ago on the Inverness Courier and Oban Times,