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How to complain to BBC and appeal their decision to Ofcom

Here is a link to the BBC complaints system. Alternatively, you can complain - Via phone :  03700 100 222*  or   03700 100 212* ...

Inform Scotland – Our mission, our ethos, our goals

Simon Malzer: Why our group Inform Scotland is embarking on a BBC bias advertising campaign Simon Malzer from Inform Scotland explains ...

Inform Scotland on the news

Inform Scotland billboard campaign and fundraiser featured on RT UK News   RT UK covered our Inform Scotland poster campaign ...

impartial

BBC “no longer impartial” says former Labour Govt minister

The BBC “is no longer an impartial state broadcaster” according to a former Labour government minister. Lord Andrew Adonis made the accusation in response to comments posted on social media by BBC presenter Andrew Neil. The two have been ...

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BBC Radio Scotland not listened to by 93.5% of Scottish people

According to a survey posted at media.info, BBC Radio Scotland is not listened to by 93.5% of Scottish people.  I wonder why ............. Read more here …. Source :  Media.info Image source :  Pixabay (CC0) Please SHARE THIS ...

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BBC’s complaint system isn’t very user friendly – how convenient ….

The BBC has refused to address a complaint dubbed ‘Broken Ankle Man’ for a third successive time, claiming it “does not comply with the BBC Framework and Procedures”. The corporation has also threatened to end all correspondence relating ...

establishment media

Thinking Small: Critiquing the Media in Scotland

What we are left with then are those in the independent or alternative media, and we can’t underestimate the impact these writers and producers have had on the politics of Scotland. Looking at what this blog has been saying, at what others like ...

Brexit

Reporting Scotland editor denies demoting Brexit stories

The editor of Reporting Scotland has rejected a suggestion that an editorial policy is in place that results in Brexit related stories being pushed down the running order or ignored altogether by the programme. Responding to a complaint, ...

BBC Bias

BBC Bias documentary nominated for prestigious awards

BBC Bias documentary nominated for awards A documentary highlighting the BBC’s pro-Union coverage of Scotland’s independence referendum has been nominated for two prestigious awards.  London Calling, directed by filmmaker Alan Knight, is ...

Brexit

BBC Fails again – Tories shielded from the spotlight after Brexit leak

The various news stories about the alarming reality of the damage that Brexit is going to cause were remarkably free of comments and responses from the usual Scottish Tory suspects. Yet again when there is bad news for the Tories, Ruth Davidson was ...

Brexit Analysis papers

A BBC Scotland complaint – Ignoring Brexit Analysis

Below is a complaint submitted to the BBC relating to the February 7th edition of Reporting Scotland.  The flagship news programme had ignored a story that broke earlier that day relating to the publication of Brexit Analysis papers and their ...

Mundell

Anger as David Mundell refuses to be interviewed by the BBC

The refusal of the Secretary of State to agree to be interviewed is the third in recent days.  Mr Mundell also refused to be interviewed on January 30th and again the following day.  As can be heard below, Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard ...

sarah smith

Sarah Smith BBC Scotland editor reporting fake news AGAIN!!!

The BBC’s Scotland editor Sarah Smith has come under fire after yet another broadcast relating to Scottish politics contained false information. In an item broadcast on the BBC’s flagship News at Six programme on February 7th, Smith told ...

Michael Matheson

How Reporting Scotland helped smear Michael Matheson

The person at the centre of the Michael Matheson story is former SPA Head Andrew Flanagan. In June 2017 Flanagan was criticised by *two* Holyrood committees over governance and secrecy at the SPA.  Flanagan subsequently announced his intention to ...

brexit

THE BREXIT LEAK, BBC Scotland looks the other way once again

2016 PM David Cameron gives way to the Tory right-wing and calls a referendum on EU membership. The inevitable Remain win will solve Tory party divisions & halt UKIP's rise. Media focus on the leadership battle and fail to examine ...

brexit

A BBC Scotland complaint – Brexit story placement on Reporting Scotland

The following is a complaint lodged with the BBC following the January 30th edition of tea-time Reporting Scotland.  The programme featured a story on Brexit that was placed fifth in the order of priority that evening. Full complaint submitted ...

union flag

Good Morning Scotland criticised over its coverage of Union flag story

BBC Scotland’s flagship morning radio programme, Good Morning Scotland, has been criticised over its coverage of a story which claimed Nicola Sturgeon had curtailed the flying of the Union flag at Scottish Government buildings. Speaking on the ...

fake news

Fake news to be policed by the BBC except when they publish fake news themselves

Ah, but wait. Apparently it can’t be fake news if you can complain about it and maybe get a microscopic correction printed three months later. Read more here …. Author :  Rev. Stuart Campbell Source :  Wings Over Scotland Publication ...