BBC Director General

BBC Director General admits problem with ‘impartiality’, while BBC Scotland won’t

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  30 Mar 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay In his piece in the Guardian on 28th March 2019, BBC Director General, Tony Hall, made no reference to Scotland. Given his awareness of the heated debate on BBC bias ...

poverty

Is there less poverty in Scotland: Will BBC Scotland INFORM us?

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  29 Mar 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay From Reporting Scotland yesterday: ‘Poverty and income inequality continues (sic) to rise according to the latest figures from the Scottish Government.’ ‘You ...

Reevel Alderson

Wake-up Reevel! Scotland has nearly twice the number of firefighters per head of population as England and deaths are falling

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  26 Mar 2019  |  Image :  Pixabay Once again Reevel Alderson looked positively uncomfortable as Jackie bird tried to get some vim and vigour into his report of another supposed crisis in public ...

Police and Fire Reform

BBC Scotland LIES about ‘systemic problems’ as Police and Fire reform leads to actual and major benefits

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  25 Mar 2019  |  The report does not use the word ‘systemic’ to indicate any deep, pervasive, problem, at all. It’s not a word you bandy around unless you can really back it up with hard evidence. ...

trafficking

Trafficking of children more than 50 times higher in England than in Scotland

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  20 Mar 2019  |  In the regular Scottish insert part of BBC Breakfast this morning at 06:26am, we heard this scary headline: ‘The number of potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery in ...