Prof. John Robertson
BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland wrong – surgery in Scottish hospitals is just as safe at weekends

Back in March 2016, Eleanor Bradford BBC Scotland Health Correspondent, David Cameron and Jeremy Hunt were all wrongly convinced your life was at greater risk if you had surgery at the weekend .... We knew their sums were a bit dodgy at the time. ...

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Only 18% of 16-44 year-old Scots trust BBC News not to be biased on Independence

This stunningly, embarrassingly, low figure is from a 2017 BMG Research poll, reported on in the Herald on the 11th February, into the extent to which Scots trust BBC News Reporting not to be biased on Independence. I only accessed the full BMG ...

Fear! Fear! SNP Cannot Cope! BBC Scotland return to their fake news

The Mainstream Media like to pretend that fake news is only found on social media or on Russia Today but BBC Scotland News do it like no other. This morning we heard: ‘Maternity services in Scotland are “beginning to buckle”, according ...

Dear Donalda MacKinnon, I’m writing to you directly as the BBC complaints site is not fit for purpose

Is BBC Reporting Scotland’s over-reporting and construction of fake crises in NHS Scotland likely to actually increase both physical and mental health problems? Dear Ms Donalda MacKinnon, I’m writing to you directly as the BBC ...

BBC Scotland – TV broadcast versus online news – why so different?

Here’s how the online version, on World Cancer Day, opened: ‘Health Secretary Shona Robison has marked World Cancer Day by urging women to get screened for cervical cancer in a campaign to boost survival rates. Ms Robison said strides had ...