Sometimes I think that I inhabit a different planet to many of my co-workers or, rather, that they live on a different planet to me.
We might bemoan the pain that the beancounters have inflicted upon us in recent years but, in hindsight, they’re only getting what’s probably a justifiable revenge.
I am not remotely surprised that the Daily Record in Glasgow has decided to close the comments section o
I really do think that it’s time we had an Apology Amnesty: a day when nobody was forced to grovel because of a careless remark or a throwaway comment, usually completely harmless but in the one-eyed view of assorted pressure groups the biggest af
AS IF the Attorney General didn't have enough to worry about, what with fire-fighting Twitter trolls who overhear something interesting from A Bloke in the Pub and then recycle it as fact, even the cops are now causing him grief by driving a black
MY APPRECIATION of newspaper sales execs last week omitted to mention another of the 'black arts' these splendid chaps were masters of, and that was fiddling the figures.
NOW I have great admiration for newspaper sales staff.
You may be surprised to learn that there is one group of journalists that is just as concerned with the migration of daily titles to weekly publication than those poor sods directly involved in the inevitable job cuts.
So is this the end of satire?
NO doubt if it was happening in Mexico or Guatemala, the systematic persecution of a national newspaper's journalists by the police and State would be all over Professor Greenslade's Guardian blog. But it's not.
SO here you are. A young and thrusting sub who's battled their way up from the provinces to the heady heights of what used to be Fleet Street. You're now sitting on the back bench of a national newspaper ...
"WE ARE conscious that if we are to plan responsibly for the future of the business, and the readers whom we serve, we need a comprehensive strategy which involves managing expenditure and practising good housekeeping while continuing to provide t