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Ruth Davidson

As Alan Knight predicted – BBC promotes P1 assessment stunt without highlighting Ruth Davidson’s chicanery

In an article exactly one week ago I predicted that our main stream media machine was going to promote a scam attack on the SNP.  The attack would centre on Primary One standardised assessments.  At the centre of the scam would be Ruth ...

Scottish GDP

BBC admits GDP item was “not clear as it should have been” but denies Reporting Scotland misled viewers

BBC Scotland has denied an item on Reporting Scotland, that claimed Scottish GDP growth was roughly equal to that of the UK … despite it being double, misled viewers. In a response to a complaint, the editor of Reporting Scotland claimed the ...

Andrew Neil

BBC Scotland happy to report ‘SNPbaaad’ fake news on productivity rankings

Broadcast 6 times this morning and on the website, BBC Scotland News report a David Hume ‘Institute’ study which wrongly claims: ‘[T]here had been “no progress” towards a target set by ministers in 2007 to improve Scotland’s ...

GERS

BBC forced to apologise after misrepresenting GERS figures … again

BBC news has been forced to apologise after misleading viewers on figures contained in the latest GERS  [Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland] report. On Wednesday the broadcaster claimed GERS showed that the Scottish government had spent ...

Jackie Bird

A BBC Scotland complaint: Jackie Bird – Scottish & UK GDP comparison

The following complaint relates to an edition of Reporting Scotland in which presenter Jackie Bird tells viewers that Scottish economic growth of 4% was the same as that of the UK for the same period. UK growth was in fact 2%. ... She said: ...