A BBC Complaint – The Resolution Foundation
On Friday February 5th this year, a story hit the headlines of BBC Scotland. According to the broadcaster, an independent Think Tank had published a report which analysed the the effects of raising income tax in Scotland.
The report from the Resolution Foundation was very favourable to the Scottish Labour party. Key conclusions of the report chimed with Scottish Labour claims regarding the party’s income tax proposals. BBC Scotland saturated its news coverage that day with these conclusions.
Below are three clips which give a flavour of how Radio Scotland covered the report that day. The clips are followed by the Reporting Scotland item as it appeared that evening ….
Author : GA Ponsonby
Source : http://indyref2.scot
Original Publication Date : 04 May, 2016
Article Link : http://indyref2.scot/a-bbc-complaint-the-resolution-foundation
Archive Link : http://archive.is/N76ty