Wednesday 23 April 2014

Iain Macwhirter's 'Democracy in the Dark', Saltire Series 5 Pamphlet Launch

Iain Macwhirter

'Democracy in the Dark: The Decline of the Scottish Press and How to Keep the Lights On'

Iain Macwhirter has written the latest Saltire Series Pamphlet  Democracy in the Dark: The Decline of the Scottish Press and How to Keep the Lights on. In this 2 part pamphlet Iain MacWhirter discusses the theme of the Scottish print press and its viability in the digital age as well as giving his own views of the print media and how the referendum has been covered.

Iain Macwhirter

Iain Macwhirter is the political commentator for the Herald and the Sunday Herald, an author and documentary film and radio presenter and former Rector of Edinburgh University. He has worked at both the UK Parliament and Scottish Parliament, presenting the BBC2programmes "Westminster Live", "Scrutiny", and from 1999 the BBC TV "Holyrood Live" programme from the Scottish Parliament. In 2013 he published Road to Referendum which accompanied a major new three-part television series - Road to Referendum - on STV and ITV.

 

Pamphlets can be purchased at the Saltire Society HQ

 £5 members, £7 non-members

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