BBC ignore their own guilt in Michelle Thomson case and focus on Sturgeon

bias through omissionLast week Reporting Scotland dropped a highly significant story which undermined Scottish Conservative claims over post-Brexit fishing access to UK waters.

A clear example of bias through omission or a lack of resource?  Independence supporters would insist it was the former.

This weekend an equally bizarre piece of editing has caused consternation amongst Yessers.

In an interview given to BBC Scotland reporter Nick Eardley, former SNP MP Michelle Thomson invited SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon to apologise for the treatment she [Thomson] endured at the hands of the party.  Thomson had been forced to resign the party whip after being linked to a police investigation into mortgage fraud.

The SNP MP also criticised media coverage of the episode, and singled out the BBC.

The former MP invited the BBC to apologise for its part in what she described as “sinister” reporting.

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Author :  GA Ponsonby
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Original Publication Date :  Aug 6, 2017
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