War is declared, and battle come down

  Yesterday we noted an interesting apparent shift in the BBC’s political stance with regard to Scotland. Two serving senior political reporters have made open attacks on the SNP, backed up by other media and politicians, seemingly ...

The end of pretence

  This is quite an extraordinary thing to have happened. But it’s not the only one. It seems a curious way to dispel SNP supporters’ belief that the BBC is biased against their party to have two of its most senior political ...

Nick Robinson’s trash talk is evidence of a BBC in trouble

  Tonight will see First Minister Nicola Sturgeon give a speech to TV bosses at the Edinburgh international television festival. High on the list of issues will be the BBC and the devolution of broadcasting to Scotland. The SNP has a ...

Reporting Scotland: Not much news reported, just plenty of “reaction”?

  The editor of the BBC’s “flagship” news programme Reporting Scotland took issue last week with critical comments made in a Newsnet.scot article by media analyst and academic Professor John Robertson. Prof Robertson, who has ...