The power of paper

Outgoing Courier editor Ian Osterman believes regional newspapers have a vital role to play in bringing communities together.

In 1990 I walked unannounced through the front door of The Courier office and asked to see the editor … I was looking for a job.
As it happened, a few hours earlier a journalist had requested to go on extended leave and the deal was pretty much done on the spot – right place, right time.