Prof. John Robertson

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 ...

Third complaint about Reporting Scotland on Business Confidence

I write to make my third complaint on the above case. The central point is that in reporting a Bank of Scotland study of optimism in Scottish business, Reporting Scotland on 11 January 2017 at 6.30am selected one negative factor to add to two other ...

Letter of Complaint to Mr Gary Smith Head of News and Current Affairs BBC Scotland

Dear, Mr Smith I write directly to you as the BBC Complaints system is not fit for purpose. I hope you will be able to answer my complaint below: ‘NHS Grampian says it cannot confirm when new dates will be given to patients for cancelled ...