Monitoring BBC Political Output
brexit

BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis – Week Beginning 16 October 2017

Scotland and Brexit Glenn Campbell’s report on the potential benefits of Brexit for Scotland amounts to little more than pure propaganda, drumming up support for Brexit where there is none. The piece opens with the concerns of fisherman and the ...

BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis – Week Beginning 9 Oct 2017

North Sea Oil This report on the discovery by Norwegian oil company Statoil of between 25 and 130 million barrels of oil at one prospective oilfield in the North Sea is conspicuous for its brevity. The segment states that this find is proof ...

BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis

BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis – Week Beginning 2nd Oct 2017

Threat of Nationalism In the course of what Brian Taylor, Reporting Scotland’s political editor, described as a “calamitous” keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, Theresa May made the claim that the “threat of ...

devolution

BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis – Week Beginning 11 Sep 2017

Defending Devolution In this report addressing the First Minister’s statements on defending devolution against a Westminster power grab Jackie Bird prefaces the discussion by citing Nicola Sturgeon’s critics; describing her words as ...