BBC has two types of news – fake news and pre-determined news
Almost as bad as fake news is news that has already been decided. The incredible win by the SNP in the local elections has been marginalised in favour of what appears to have been a pre-determined news agenda.
In what is a carbon copy of Ruth Davidson’s mythical ‘win’ in the 2016 Holyrood election, the Scottish Conservative leader is being carried shoulder-high by a loyal media corps after coming second yet again.
I sat flabbergasted during the BBC’s coverage of the Scottish local election results. The narrative was being set even before the results were known. Ruth’s Tory party was to be declared the de-facto winner. It didn’t matter how many seats the SNP won ….
Author : GA Ponsonby
Source : Indyref2.scot
Original Publication Date : May 5, 2017
Article Link : The election news was already written
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