Good Morning Scotland criticised over its coverage of Union flag story

union flagBBC Scotland’s flagship morning radio programme, Good Morning Scotland, has been criticised over its coverage of a story which claimed Nicola Sturgeon had curtailed the flying of the Union flag at Scottish Government buildings.

Speaking on the John Beattie show, writer and broadcaster Stuart Cosgrove suggested Good Morning Scotland’s coverage would have been better had it waited until the newspaper claims had been checked for accuracy.

Cosgrove said the story, which had appeared on the front pages of the Daily Mail, Telegraph and Express, had been driven by “ideology” rather than “accuracy or indeed priority”.

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Source :  Indyref2.scot
Publication Date :  Jan 25, 2018
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