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New presses show SMG commitment to Glasgow

The Herald, Sunday Herald and Evening Times in Glasgow are to be printed at a £36m high-tech print works at the city’s Cambuslang Investment Park. Planning permission has been agreed and the operation is set to move in autumn 2002.

Profits up at SMG

Scottish Media Group has reported record half-year profits. The media company publishes three newspapers – The Herald, the Sunday Herald and the Evening Times – but also has interests in television, radio, magazines and advertising. Pre-tax profits for the six

Group picture editorpost for Rod Sibbald

Rod Sibbald, a former picture editor of The Independent, who has run his own consultancy in recent years, has been appointed group picture editor for The Herald, Sunday Herald and Evening Times. Over the last five years, Mr Sibbald has

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Best publisher organised event – weekly newspapersWinner: West Lothian Courier – Livingston F.C. Open DayHighly commended: Morecambe Visitor – The Night Before ChristmasCertificate of merit: Oxford Times Series – In Business Exhibition Best in-paper reader offer – daily/Sunday newspapersWinner: Evening

Together we can boost sales

Teamwork between editorial, sales and promotions is the key to boosting regional newspaper sales. That will be one of the key messages at the Newspaper Society’s two-day annual newspaper sales conference which started in Manchester today. More than 300 delegates

£10m Internet plans for SMG

Scotland’s biggest media company has announced a record pre-tax profit of £50million along with plans for a £10million Internet development. The Scottish Media group, publisher of the Glasgow Evening Times, The Herald and Sunday Herald, is to set up a

Paper pays out £25,000 after slur appears on web forum

Allegations on the Sunday Herald’s online message board have led to the paper paying out £25,000 to politician Lord George Robertson. The money was an out-of-court agreement reached after Lord Robertson had demanded £200,000 damages for defamation. The anonymous message

Evening Times editor joins press watchdog

Glasgow Evening Times editor Charles McGhee has been appointed to the Press Complaints Commission as one of seven editorial members. He replaces David Pollington, editor of the Sunday Post, who has retired from the Commission after two years. Charles has

Welcome to the New Age

The new Herald HQ shines like a beacon across the city, writes ROBERT JEFFREY ‘Just drop me off at the courtyard beside the fountain” – that’s not the sort of request a Glasgow city centre taxi driver normally expects to

Publishing profits up five per cent at SMG

SMG’s publishing division made a valuable contribution to the group last year, with a turnover of £77.5m, according to its latest preliminary results. And operating profit for the division was up by five per cent to £15m, with the help

SMG ready to play big part

SMG is prepared to play a full part in the “exciting changes” about to hit the media industry, the group’s chairman has told investors. Don Cruickshank also said the group, which publishes The Herald, the Sunday Herald and the Evening

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In at the deep end By Morag Macpherson Morag Macpherson has been enjoying a six-week work experience placement at the Sunday Herald.Here she shares her experience of working for a weekly newspaper. I’ve nearly completed my six weeks work experience