GA Ponsonby
the media

Democracy should define mandates, not the media

Expectation defines success or failure if you live in media land, and the Scottish public is already being conditioned for a Tory ‘success’.  The message being drummed into the minds of voters is that more seats for the Tories means a weakened ...

bias

Good Morning Scotland’s newspaper ‘review’ is bias by proxy

.... The Scotsman is a pro-Union publication.  Its front page was taken up with a story that attacked independence.  Good Morning Scotland presenter Hayley Millar gives quite a lengthy summary of the story. The story – covered by ...

Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon says “Theresa May’s attempt to block our mandate… will crumble to dust”

Brian Taylor tells it wrong.  Nicola Sturgeon tells it right.  Simple and powerful - "Theresa May's attempt to block our mandate - to give the people of Scotland a choice over their own future when the time is right - will crumble to ...

BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland reporting – mistranslation, invention, and arrogance

On April 2nd a story hit the headlines.  Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis confirmed that Spain would not oppose a newly independent Scotland’s membership of the European Union. Dastis had been giving an interview to Spanish newspaper El ...

Glenn Campbell

Glenn Campbell least trusted political reporter at Pacific Quay for good reason

Do you trust BBC Scotland?  If you’re an independence supporter the answer is probably no. If you gave it some thought though you’d qualify your reply by separating BBC Scotland’s news and current affairs department with the ...