Paper Tigers

Documentary about the demanding jobs journalists do.

Penny Junor probes behind the closed doors of the newspapers editors' office to reveal the real the unedited version of the stories we read with our morning toast.

Episodes

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20071227

4/4.

Penny Junor probes behind the closed doors of the newspapers editor's office to reveal the unedited version of the stories we read with our morning toast.

20071229

4/4.

Penny Junor probes behind the closed doors of the newspapers editor's office to reveal the unedited version of the stories we read with our morning toast.

0101Andrew Neil2006100620061008
20070218 (RS)
20071213 (RS)
20071215 (RS)

Documentary about the demanding jobs journalists do.

Penny Junor probes behind the closed doors of the newspapers editors' office to reveal the real the unedited version of the stories we read with our morning toast.On 6th October 1986 while Israeli nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu was slumped in prison not knowing his fate, Andrew Neil, then editor of The Sunday Times, went to print with a story that would change not just his career but the nuclear balance of the world.

0102Murray Morse2006101320061015
20070225 (RS)
20071206 (RS)
20071208 (RS)

Having worked in Northern Ireland, Murray Morse describes himself as a battle hardened journalist.

However, as news editor of the Daily Record he found nothing could prepare him for what he heard and saw on the morning of the Dunblane massacre.

0103Howard Hazell2006102020061022
20070304 (RS)

When the world's media landed on Orkney to report an alleged ritual child sex abuse, local news editor Howard Hazell found himself in the middle of a maelstrom.

While the allegations galvanised the community, the pages of The Orcadian became the hub for the communities' campaign to get the children home again.

0104Magnus Linklater2006102720070311
20071220 (RS)
20071222 (RS)

When serial killer Robert Black stood trial for the rape and murder of three women, his conviction was all the more poignant for The Scotsman.

Editor Magnus Linklater recalls the trial and how he felt getting into a cell with the man who murdered his colleagues' daughters.

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0106 LAST2006111020061112
20070325 (RS)