GA Ponsonby
bbc bias

BBC Bias – Reporting Scotland’s latest hit piece on the SNP

BBC Bias On Saturday the anti-SNP story was provided by a Scottish Labour press release.  It led the news on Radio Scotland on Saturday morning and was the number one item on that evening’s Reporting Scotland. Over two minutes allotted ...

brexit

Brexit – Yet *more* stories missing from Reporting Scotland

What can you say about Reporting Scotland?  A national disappointment is probably the most polite thing.  Ah well … let’s see what it’s been up to now. BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme is very selective with stories it ...

Did Andrew Marr go easy on Ruth Davidson in contrast to Nicola Sturgeon?

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson was interviewed on the Andrew Marr show on Sunday October 8th.  The invite to appear on the BBC’s flagship political programme was odd given it was the weekend of the SNP conference. The ...

racist and bigoted

BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis – Week Beginning 25 Sep 2017

Offensive Tweets Robert Davies, one of the two Scottish Conservative councillors responsible of posting racist tweets to on Twitter, has been forced out of the party – after being reinstated – for refusing to apologise. The BBC had ...

ruth davidson

Ruth Davidson and the BBC … What’s going on?

In September last year I published an article in which I highlighted the Scottish media’s refusal to pursue Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson on several controversial issues. It was clear to me that blunders and gaffes committed ...