BBC Scotland
Scottish Fire and Rescue

Second BBC Complaint re. Scottish Fire and Rescue report

Second complaint 19.6.18 It is essential when reporting on an important document to give viewers a representative and balanced account. Your report picked out the one negative and ignored five positive statements. That this was an example of bias ...

Ofcom

The Ballad of Broken Ankle Man – A sickening Ofcom sham

Below is the Ofcom response to a complaint submitted following the notorious ‘Broken Ankle Man’ news reports on BBC Scotland on January 9th this year.  The complaint was pursued, not in expectation of success, but in expectation of ...

Institute of Fiscal Studies

Reporting Scotland uses discredited right-wing fundamentalist thinktank to try to undermine SNP

On 15.6.18 at around 6.40pm ‘The Institute of Fiscal Studies believes the new blueprint for the public finances of an independent Scotland would mean a tighter squeeze on public spending than the rest of the UK faces. The thinktank was ...

SNP walkout

Weekend Good Morning Scotland criticised over lack of Power Grab coverage

BBC Scotland’s weekend edition of its flagship morning news programme has been criticised over a failure to cover last week’s SNP walkout from the UK parliament. The programme, Weekend Good Morning Scotland, contains debates and discussions ...

organised crime

BBC’s ‘tetchy wee response’ to extremely valid complaint on Organised Crime report

'I am afraid I am not clear about what your complaint actually is, because you produce not a single example of what you are complaining about. The closest I can get to understanding your point is your statement: “Such research cannot be used to ...