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Scotland's News - towards a sustainable future for public interest journalism: report

Independent report produced by the short-life Public Interest Journalism Working Group outlining their recommendations to the Scottish Government on developing a sustainable future for public interest journalism in Scotland.

Scotland's News - towards a sustainable future for public interest journalism: report
Working group membership

Working group membership

Stuart Birkett (Media management consultant, Highland News & Media non-executive and former regional managing director at Reach plc and JPI)

Richard Bogie (News Scotland and News Ireland managing director)

Rhiannon Davies (Founder/Editor Greater Govanhill community interest company)

Rob Edwards (Freelance journalist, co-founder of The Ferret investigative journalism co-operative)

Rachel Hamada (Bureau of Investigative Journalism, co-founder of The Ferret investigative journalism co-operative)

Jonathan Heawood (Executive Director, Public Interest News Foundation, and former Chief Executive, IMPRESS)

Hans Marter (Owner and editor of Shetland News online news service)

John McLellan (Director, Scottish Newspaper Society, formerly Scotsman Publications editor-in-chief)

Joyce McMillan (Columnist, theatre critic and National Union of Journalists Edinburgh freelance branch chair)

Emma Meese (Director, Independent Community News Network and director, Centre for Community Journalism)

Frances Rafferty (National Union of Journalists, senior editorial & communications officer)

Allan Rennie (formerly Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail managing director and editor-in-chief)

John Toner (National Union of Journalists, National Organiser for Scotland)

Denise West (formerly Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail managing director and DC Thomson chief commercial officer)

Scottish Government

Simon Cuthbert-Kerr (Head of Creative Industries, Screen and Media Unit)

India Divers (Creative Industries, Screen and Media Policy Manager)

Hazel Parkinson (Creative Industries and Media Policy Team Leader)


Contact

Email: India.Divers@gov.scot