Newspaper Article

Scotland just bucked the print-is-dying trend with two new Sunday newspapers

Citation

Collins T (2018) Scotland just bucked the print-is-dying trend with two new Sunday newspapers. The Conversation. 19.09.2018. https://theconversation.com/scotland-just-bucked-the-print-is-dying-trend-with-two-new-sunday-newspapers-103459

Abstract
First paragraph: My first job as a trainee reporter was on a Sunday title. Sundays are a breed apart. We had contempt for our daily sister, were drunk until Thursday and staffed by some of some of the oddest journalists in town. Unsurprisingly, the paper doesn’t exist any more. There is a different rhythm to newsgathering. Much of the Sunday paper has to be away early, with stories that won’t date. Front page leads have to be exclusives, it’s just too risky relying on events to bail you out – even in Northern Ireland in the 1980s where I was working. This is one reason why the sting and the “kiss-and-tell” are among Sunday staples.

Keywords
newspapers; Scotland; The National;

Type of mediaThe Conversation
StatusPublished
Publication date19/09/2018
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/27819
Related URLshttps://theconversation.com/…ewspapers-103459
Place of publicationLondon