Bias at the BBC – Sturgeon’s ‘day job’ reply cut was ‘editorially justified’

biasA key segment of a reply from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was cut from Reporting Scotland because the programme did not have enough capacity to show it, BBC Scotland chiefs have claimed ….

The news items included an interview with Scottish MSP Annie Wells who was heard complaining that the First Minister should have been at home dealing with education and the NHS ….

However when the interview aired on that evening’s Reporting Scotland, the key segment of the First Minister’s reply was cut by the flagship news programme.

Responding to complaints that the editing of the First Minister’s reply amounted to bias in favour of the Scottish Conservatives, a BBC Scotland official refuted the suggestion ….

Read more here ….


Author :  GA Ponsonby
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Original Publication Date :  Apr 26, 2017
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