Alastair Hetherington - Journalist and Editor

Journalist and Editor

Based on three months as a trainee sub-editor for the Glasgow Herald, Hetherington was offered a posting after his demobilization as managing editor of Die Welt, the first German national newspaper to be produced in the British zone after the war. The experience confirmed his decision to pursue a career in journalism rather than academia, and he rejoined the Glasgow Herald a year later as a sub-editor and writer of articles on defence matters.

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