bbc complaints

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

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alcohol

Reporting Scotland spins official alcohol statistics to spoil SNP good news

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  20 Jun 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay They headline with: ‘Sales of alcohol fall to the lowest level since records began’ but they have their but ready for immediate insertion in case you might be ...

TV licence

170,000 people sign petition to abolish BBC TV licence

by The National  |  13th Jun 2019  | Image :  Pixabay Another petition yesterday soared way past the free licence petition – it called for the abolition of the TV licence. The petition stated: “Abolish the BBC television ...

BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland report on GPs ‘overwhelmed’ by workloads is FAKE NEWS

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  5 Jun 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay According to BBC Scotland News today: ‘Patients should get appointments with GPs lasting at least 15 minutes rather than 10, according to the Royal College of GPs. In ...

BBC

BBC buries it’s head in the sand over SNP complaints

by The National  |  1st Jun 2019  | Image :  Pixabay THE BBC is under fire over its refusal to respond to complaints from the SNP about its EU election coverage. The party contacted the BBC with concerns about the coverage on its ...

BBC

BBC Scotland viewing figures far from something to celebrate – Stars ‘consider quitting’ new flagship news show

by The National  |  13th May 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay   THE BBC has moved to defend its new flagship Scottish news show after viewing figures plummeted to just 4000. There are tensions at the £32 million BBC Scotland channel, ...

NHS Highland

BBC Scotland spin flawed report on ‘bullying culture’ in NHS Highland

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  9 May 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay Note: Nothing here denies that some NHS Highland staff may have been bullied. Their experience is regretted. Of NHS Highland’s 10 500 staff, 340 came forward, with ...

SNP

Biased BBC reverts to it’s old tricks, inviting less SNP guests onto it’s programmes than other political parties

by The National  |  5th May 2019  |   THE SNP appeared on BBC political shows fewer times in April than the LibDems and only as many times as both Change UK and the Greens, Sunday National research has revealed. SNP depute ...

BBC

BBC Scotland headline COMPLETELY distorts positive Scottish Oil industry news

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  3 May 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay From Tus reader William Henderson, on BBC Scotland’s strangely negative headline which might reasonably have been the TuS one above: With appropriate shock and horror, I ...

Reporting Scotland

Bias by extreme selection as BBC Reporting Scotland seriously distorts your view on cancer care

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  1 May 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay Earlier in the day, we heard the fact that ‘the vast majority of’ or ‘95%’ of cancer patients expressing positivity about their care, could be presented by ...

Ruth Davidson

BBC Scotland worships Ruth Davidson and her empty charms

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  29 Apr 2019  |  Image :  Wikimedia Ruth Davidson’s return to politics today saw her on both Reporting Scotland and the main news where they’d all really prefer to be. We heard again that she ...

Andrew Neil

Ofcom rules that BBC and Andrew Neil misled viewers, “misrepresenting statistics on literacy…”

by The National  |  29th Apr 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay 1, 2 THE BBC and Andrew Neil have been carpeted by the broadcasting regulator after they tried to claim a Tory “fact” about Scottish school kids being “functionally ...

BBC

The BBC website and app seem to be suppressing search results for the main Scottish and Welsh nationalist parties

by Rev. Stuart Campbell  |  Wings Over Scotland  |  28 April 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay The BBC came in for a spot of criticism this week when its new BBC Scotland channel opted to show some snooker instead of Nicola ...

BBC Scotland

BBC defends bizarre decision to broadcast snooker over First Minister’s speech

by The National  |  24th Apr 2019  |  Image :  Tiocfaidh ár lá 1916 BBC Scotland has rejected criticism of its decision to broadcast a snooker competition rather than the First Minister’s major statement ...

BBC

BBC “at risk of being eaten” – television licences cancelled en masse and new channel’s a real DUD

by The National  |  22nd Apr 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay BBC Scotland bosses have defended their new channel after audiences for one edition of flagship news show The Nine dropped to just under 9000. According to the Sunday Mail, ...

BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland use Professor’s ‘expert opinion’ on NHS Tayside’s mental health unit, but his book is trashed by those with mental health issues

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  19 Apr 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay When I read the BBC Scotland online version of their coverage of the leaked internal report on the Carseview Unit which they have clearly passed around any academics willing ...