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BBC defiant over its promotion of Herald ‘fake news’ front page

The BBC has defended its promotion of a false front page headline published by The Herald newspaper, insisting its broadcast of newspaper front pages is “appropriate for us to do so”. In a response to a complaint after a fake news headline ...

Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon China Smear – A BBC Scotland Complaint

Below is a complaint submitted to the BBC on April 15th, 2018.  The complaint relates to coverage of a politically motivated attack on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon who, at the time, was leading a Scottish trade mission to China. Full complaint ...

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Complaint – BBC Scotland misreporting Nicola Sturgeon’s HGV Drivers comments

Complaint submitted on March 04th, 2018 On the March 1st edition of Reporting Scotland the following remark was made by presenter Jackie Bird. “There was criticism today from the First Minister for some HGV drivers who ignored the red weather ...

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Anger after BBC misrepresents Nicola Sturgeon’s HGV comments

A Reporting Scotland item which said First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had criticised HGV drivers over stranded vehicles on Scotland’s snow-covered motorways, has provoked outrage on social media after it was shown to be false. Thursday ...

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Sarah Smith BBC Scotland editor reporting fake news AGAIN!!!

The BBC’s Scotland editor Sarah Smith has come under fire after yet another broadcast relating to Scottish politics contained false information. In an item broadcast on the BBC’s flagship News at Six programme on February 7th, Smith told ...