bbc scotland

Documentary on Scottish Oil (The McCrone Report) suppressed by BBC

This suppressed BBC Alba documentary shows how the British government kept an eye on the SNP.  It discusses the McCrone Report, the suppression of which hid Scotland's wealth from it's people for 30 years.  At the end, they discuss the oil cash ...

Undisclosed Interests

  Newsnet Scotland this morning attacks some comments by BBC presenter James Naughtie in which he remarks disapprovingly on the aesthetic state of Princes Street in Edinburgh. To be honest, we’re with the Beeb’s man on this one – ...

The fourth and fifth estates

  We learned yesterday, in perhaps not the most groundbreaking journalistic scoop of all time, that people don’t much trust politicians. While Scots were much more inclined to believe what they were told by the Yes campaign than the No ...

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Bias at the Beeb?

Compelling evidence of bias in BBC news reporting is uncovered by economist Dr. Oliver Latham in Bias at the BEEB? A quantitative study of slant in BBC Online reporting. This paper uses objective, quantitative methods, based on the existing ...