BBC Scotland comes under fire over ‘Irish Foreign Abuse’ caption

BBC Scotland chiefs have come under fire after the station’s flagship evening news programme Reporting Scotland described an Irish minister as ‘Irish Foreign Abuse’. The blunder appeared during a news report covering First Minister Nicola ...

Showing proper respect for the First Minister’s trip to Dublin: How STV did. Why BBC Reporting Scotland just couldn’t

Comparing the two reports of the First Minister’s trip to Dublin offered no surprises for those of us familiar with BBC Reporting Scotland. As you might expect, there were differences, as once more BBC Reporting Scotland in the person of Glenn ...

Rock Star Sturgeon

Without as much as a red face the BBC announced it was “troubled” by technical gremlins in its attempts to show Scotland how well Scotland’s First Minister was received by the Irish Government in her two-day visit to the Republic. The ...

Forget Brexit … My train was late!

The ‘Railway Crisis’ nonsense appears to have run its course.  The issue dominated First Minister’s Questions last Thursday but failed to make it onto that evening’s Reporting Scotland.  Someone at Pacific Quay clearly decided after eight ...

Scottish hospital admission deaths fall 7% over past two years, Daily Record covers it but BBC Reporting Scotland don’t

Do the BBC Scotland bosses have a date for Indyref2? They’ve launched a barrage of negative stories which could easily suggest that the people of Scotland are living in some kind of hell-hole and the SNP by implication is to blame. As in 2014, ...