Question Time

Nothing wrong with calling the Scottish Government the ‘SNP Government’ says defiant BBC

Reporters at BBC Scotland do not habitually call the Scottish government the SNP government whenever reporting on controversial policies, an official has claimed. In a response to a recent complaint, the Editor of Radio News also insisted there ...

BBC Scotland

Nice propaganda BBC Scotland, but the real news is childbirth in Scotland is safer than elsewhere in the UK

I’ve already written today about BBC Scotland’s report on the death of a baby in the most awful circumstances. I cannot describe the actual nature of that death. I’ve condemned the report in terms of its inappropriateness for our public ...

Reporting Scotland

A new sickening low – Reporting Scotland’s latest scare story propagandizes the decapitation of a baby in childbirth

Reporting Scotland regular ‘ambulance-chasing’ disclosures of single or rare cases of failure in NHS Scotland remains their favourite proxy strategy to side-swipe the SNP by association with that case. Last night they fell further into the ...

bias by omission

A BBC Scotland complaint – P1 assessments and bias by omission

Claims of Tory opportunism were central to the Scottish Govt defence of its P1 assessments and its response to the Tory motion. On Sept 13th, the First Minister highlighted the 2016 manifesto during FMQ’s, yet the revelation never featured on ...

BBC Complaints

BBC Complaint – children with autism ‘unlawfully’ excluded from school

On Tuesday 24th September 2018 at 06:26am and repeated five times by 09.00am, BBC Scotland headlined: ‘A report commissioned by three charities suggests that over a third of children with autism have been unlawfully excluded from school in ...