Catalonia independence referendum
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The UK-media spin events in Catalonia – Catalan government called an “illegal” referendum

Below is a clip from yesterday’s edition of Sunday Politics Scotland. It features a man called José Rodriguez Mora, who was introduced to SPS viewers neutrally as simply an academic from Edinburgh University but was in fact instrumental in the ...

BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis – Week Beginning 9 Oct 2017

North Sea Oil This report on the discovery by Norwegian oil company Statoil of between 25 and 130 million barrels of oil at one prospective oilfield in the North Sea is conspicuous for its brevity. The segment states that this find is proof ...

bbc scotland

Control the airwaves and you control the populace

It’s bad enough when your ‘national’ broadcaster has always been controlled from outwith your borders.  The Catalans though have never experienced this kind of corrupt, parochial drivel.  I feel for them. Oh, the next time a BBC ...

Scottish independence

Biased Unionist media is the major obstacle to Scottish independence

ALTHOUGH there are interesting parallels and similarities between Scotland and Catalonia, there are also some very big differences. The biggest obstacle facing Catalonia as it attempts to achieve independence is the intransigence of the ...

Catalonia Referendum

BBC infers Catalonia referendum not legitimate because of poor turnout

The Catalonia Referendum and BBC's spin on it .... Two things to say about the BBC reporting.  Firstly, turnout for the referendum was not 42%, it was nearer 57% according to initial estimates.  The reason for the drop was that Spanish police ...