Exclusive? Er, Maybe Not

That old chestnut, again: when is an exclusive not an exclusive? Perhaps when it is front page of the local evening newspaper the day before.

Somehow, the Daily Record considered it necessary to slap an ‘exclusive’ tag on a tale – published on pages 22 and 23 of Friday’s edition – about a set of quadruplets reaching their first birthday.

If only a sharp-eyed sub-editor had seen the previous day’s edition of Glasgow paper, the Evening Times.

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