brexit

A BBC Scotland complaint – Brexit story placement on Reporting Scotland

The following is a complaint lodged with the BBC following the January 30th edition of tea-time Reporting Scotland.  The programme featured a story on Brexit that was placed fifth in the order of priority that evening. Full complaint submitted ...

union flag

Good Morning Scotland criticised over its coverage of Union flag story

BBC Scotland’s flagship morning radio programme, Good Morning Scotland, has been criticised over its coverage of a story which claimed Nicola Sturgeon had curtailed the flying of the Union flag at Scottish Government buildings. Speaking on the ...

fake news

Fake news to be policed by the BBC except when they publish fake news themselves

Ah, but wait. Apparently it can’t be fake news if you can complain about it and maybe get a microscopic correction printed three months later. Read more here …. Author :  Rev. Stuart Campbell Source :  Wings Over Scotland Publication ...

bbc

The BBC’s lack of fact-checking is a failing of journalistic standards

We are expected to believe that not only did the editors of the newspapers and the radio shows in question not check their facts, but that the BBC also never bothered to do this. At the very least this is a monumental failing of journalistic ...

EU Withdrawal Bill

A BBC Scotland complaint – Coverage of EU Withdrawal Bill

Below is a complaint submitted on January 20th 2018 to the BBC Trust.  The complaint centres on the so-called ‘EU Withdrawal Bill’ issue and the curious coverage afforded the issue by BBC Scotland. Good Morning Scotland, Broadcast 17th ...