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SNP government

Using ‘SNP govt’ instead of ‘Scottish govt’ for controversial stories is “impartial and accurate” claims BBC

Describing the Scottish government as the SNP government on controversial news stories is not politically biased, the BBC’s own watchdog has ruled. The ruling follows a complaint by a licence payer who believed the SNP administration was being ...

BBC Scotland

Dear BBC Scotland … About your political interviews …

Dear BBC Scotland, I’m writing to ask for clarification on your policy regarding political interviews, specifically the six interviews broadcast by Reporting Scotland on 13th September with Vince Cable, 20th September with Jeremy Corbyn, 27th ...

autism

Reporting Scotland editor forced to apologise after autism story misled viewers

The editor of Reporting Scotland has been forced to apologise after the programme misled viewers on an issue relating to autism and school exclusions. A complaint was lodged after the flagship news programme claimed that 37% of children with ...

BBC

More BBC early morning nightmares!!! Don’t travel! Don’t eat anything! Don’t think anything! Don’t speak to members of the other sex!

Up early today? 06:26 am and still a bit fragile? Good. Here we go after a nice wee ‘Hallo’ and ‘Good Morning’: Figures obtained by the BBC (no, really?) suggest about 8% of meat tested in Scotland last year was found to contain the ...

scottish oil

BBC very worried about Scottish oil industry’s ‘rising costs’ but fail to acknowledge potential $41 billion profit

On BBC Scotland at 06:28am today and sneaked in at end after the cheery stuff about the SNP conference: ‘The oil and gas industry’s being warned to keep an eye on rising costs as it recovers from the oil price crash. The findings from the ...