Prof. John Robertson
BBC

How Reporting Scotland is damaging the mental and physical health of many Scots in the interests of Unionism

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  15 Feb 2019  |  Image : Pixabay As always, I feel the need to head off accusations of conspiracy theory and of consequent paranoia. I’m suggesting rather that those who work in the news section of BBC ...

Jackie Bird

Reporting Scotland editor apologises for Jackie Bird being wrong and ‘has a word with her’

by Prof. John Robertson  |  12 Feb 2019  |  Image : Pixabay Here’s my complaint on 24th January: ‘In a report on deaths at the QEU Hospital, Jackie Bird said: ‘[T]he deaths of two patients from a rare fungal infection.’ ...

Lewis Macdonald

BBC Scotland News fed a foul-smelling little story by Labour’s Lewis Macdonald

by Prof. John Robertson  |  11 Feb 2019  |  Image : Pixabay It’s the lead TV broadcast story chosen by an editor to be repeated all day and top of the website too. BBC Scotland News were fed this foul-smelling little story by ...

Scottish economy

Good news for Scottish economy but not for BBC Scotland?

by Prof. John Robertson  |  8 Feb 2019  |  Image : Pixabay This morning, BBC Scotland News told us: ‘Scottish businesses struggled to hire new staff last month…’ Predictably, they didn’t look at this ‘news’, ...

Scotland

BBC Scotland spins some good crime stats BAAAD

by Prof. John Robertson  |  30 Jan 2019  |  Image : Pixabay Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2017-18, contains several pieces of evidence suggesting progress in Scotland which Humza Yousaf’s equivalents in the non-Scottish parts of ...