Freemasonry seems to have an enduring fascination to the media, especially to the print media. There is hardly a day that goes by without a least one story about Freemasonry appearing in a newspaper somewhere in the world. The reports range from grossly inaccurate to sympathetic. Here we shall post some of the press material about Freemasonry so that you can read for yourself the wide range of stories that are written about the Craft. It is not possible to give every single press report that is 'out there' - that would require a huge website devoted to that subject alone (that is a great idea but who is going to do it? - Ed.) The Grand Lodge can only provide some typical examples of what the press has to say about us especially here in Scotland. The opportunity will be taken to reproduce stories that have a Masonic connection. The Masonic dimension will be explained if this is not made clear in the item.

Masons under anti-terror surveillance

The Sunday Herald 2nd July 2006

Can Freemasonry survive in countries which have extreme form of government? Not normally, but Freemasonry survives in Communist Cuba.
14th April 2005

The capital's evening paper the Edinburgh Evening News, reports something good about Freemasonry.
7th December 2004

The bombing of a Masonic Lodge received hardly any coverage in the UK press
16th March 2004

The Grand Lodge of Scotland makes the front page for the first time.

The Scotsman, 25th March 2004

Another, short, story claiming that GLoS is trying to recruit MSPs.
Edinburgh Evening News, 25th March 2004

How the Scottish Press reported a fatal shooting accident and a murder both of which involved Freemasons.

Associated Press 13th March 2004

The latest report on the bombing of a Masonic Lodge in Turkey

Turkish Newsline 5th May 2004

Are Scottish Judges to be forced to declare whether or not they are Freemasons?

Scottish Sunday Express 9th May 2004

A letter written to, and published by, The Scotsman newspaper accuses Scottish Freemasonry of being sectarian. 18th April 2006

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