BBC Scotland comes under fire over ‘Irish Foreign Abuse’ caption

under-fire_890x501BBC Scotland chiefs have come under fire after the station’s flagship evening news programme Reporting Scotland described an Irish minister as ‘Irish Foreign Abuse’.

The blunder appeared during a news report covering First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s visit to the Republic.

The item included a statement from Ireland’s Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan.  However instead of his official title appearing in a caption, the phrase ‘Irish Foreign Abuse’ was displayed instead.  The blunder has led to anger on social media ….

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Author :  GA Ponsonby
Source :  Indyref2.scot
Original Publication Date :  Nov 30, 2016
Article Link :  http://indyref2.scot/bbc-scotland-comes-under-fire-over-irish-foreign-abuse-caption
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