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David Macleod Sutherland (1874 – 13 December 1951) was a British journalist and editor. Born in Edinburgh, he attended George Watson's College and University of Edinburgh. He was the London editor of the Manchester Daily Dispatch before assuming the editorship of the Sheffield Daily Telegraph. He was named editor of Evening Standard in 1914 and served in that capacity for a year, leaving to take over as editor of the Pall Mall Gazette. Sutherland was the last editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, serving in that position until the newspaper was incorporated into the Evening Standard in 1923. He then left journalism to become the Secretary and Director of Propaganda for the Anti-Socialist and Anti-Communist Union.[2]

D. M. Sutherland
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died13 December 1951
Midhurst, Sussex[1]
EducationUniversity of Edinburgh
OccupationJournalist, editor
Spouse(s)Dorothy Dehane
ChildrenOne daughter


  1. ^ England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
  2. ^ Who was Who, 1951-1960, p. 1060.
Media offices
Preceded by
James A. Kilpatrick
Editor of The Evening Standard
Succeeded by
Arthur Mann
Preceded by
James Louis Garvin
Editor of Pall Mall Gazette
Succeeded by
Position abolished