A problem of dishonesty

  We had an interesting conversation last night with someone who was prepared, quite legitimately, to credit Scottish Labour with a little more good faith over their proposed plan to mitigate Tory tax credit cuts than we were. But we had ...

The BBC is not ours … It’s theirs … Let’s fight it

It's a common refrain from Yes supporters when referring to media coverage of the independence referendum.  We would have won if it wasn't for the biased media. There's an element of truth in it of course.  The No campaign wasn't run by the ...

Michelle Thomson – The Making of a Smear

  Innuendo and gossip is something we've all indulged in from time to time.  Indeed we've all probably been the subject of it once or twice.  It isn't always malicious of course, but when it is such gossip can take on a life of its own ...

Scottish Labour and the Media – The Smear Machine

  There's nothing much to say about the Michelle Thomson episode, mostly because there's a police investigation ongoing.  What can be said is that the SNP MP is not under investigation, although you'd be hard pressed to discern that ...

Good Morning Scotland – The propaganda continues

  Last Sunday evening Jeremy Corbyn launched an attack on the SNP accusing the nationalists of having privatised ScotRail and of planning to do the same with Calmac. The attack was supposed to set up Nicola Sturgeon's party in ...