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Balance … BBC Scotland style

What is balance in terms of political reporting?  Basically it is the presenting of both sides of an argument giving each equal time. But there’s another type of ‘balance’ and it’s one I’ve referred to for several years.  It’s the ...

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It’s not them, it’s you

Donalda MacKinnon’s immediate predecessor Ken McQuarrie has been a hostile and toxic presence at the top of BBC Scotland for many years now, so we were naturally intrigued to hear if a change of heart at the Corporation was on the horizon. We ...

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These billboards are about to pop up all over Scotland, and the BBC will sh*t a brick

Campaign group Inform Scotland is about to release a huge billboard campaign across Scotland, and the BBC will be less than pleased. The pro-independence group describes itself as follows: We are ordinary people, tired of the distortions of ...

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The Scottish district of Wheryouarr

A grown-up Scotland should have its own BBC news bulletin We have known for a long time how the senior officers of the British Broadcasting Corporation in London regard Scotland and the regions as we are reminded of it every weekday evening ...

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The twisting of Nicola Sturgeon’s BBC interview

Last Friday the First Minister gave an interview to the BBC.  The interview was conducted by Good Morning Scotland presenter Gary Robertson. Robertson began by forensically examining the Scottish Government’s record on education.  The second ...