Labour & BBC
Jenny Marra

BBC dismisses complaint over Jenny Marra NHS-payout ‘fake news’

The BBC’s internal watchdog has dismissed a complaint against BBC Scotland after the Glasgow based broadcaster allowed false claims from a Labour MSP to dominate its news coverage. The Editorial Complaints Unit [ECU] said Pacific Quay behaved ...

Alex Salmond

Salmond allegations: BBC provides platform as Unionists launch smear attack on Sturgeon

Unionist politicians have seized on allegations against Alex Salmond in order to launch a smear campaign against Nicola Sturgeon. ... The news that former First Minister Alex Salmond had been investigated over allegations he had sexually ...

power grab

BBC BLACKOUT!!! Corbyn’s ‘Power Grab’ comments not reported

BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme has refused to report an intervention by UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in the so-called ‘Power Grab’ dispute after he backed the Scottish government stance. Mr Corbyn had been on a visit to Scotland ...

scottish nationalists

BBC presenter criticised after linking Scottish Nationalists to Xenophobia

A BBC Scotland presenter has come in for criticism after appearing to suggest Scottish Nationalists are parochial and xenophobic. Sunday Politics Scotland host Gordon Brewer was interviewing Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard. Pressing ...

foi requests

BBC and Unionist parties send over 400 FOI requests to Scottish NHS board

A Scottish NHS board has had to field over 400 separate FOI requests from the BBC and each of Holyrood’s three pro-Union parties. Data obtained by Indyref2 shows that from January 2015 until January this year, NHS Orkney received a total of 418 ...