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BBC defiant over its promotion of Herald ‘fake news’ front page

The BBC has defended its promotion of a false front page headline published by The Herald newspaper, insisting its broadcast of newspaper front pages is “appropriate for us to do so”. In a response to a complaint after a fake news headline ...

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Anger after Reporting Scotland misrepresents Nicola Sturgeon’s Brexit comments

BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme Reporting Scotland is once again in the dock after it misrepresented comments from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on the issue of Brexit. On Thursday afternoon, programme presenter Sally Magnusson told ...

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BBC Scotland stands by Brewer in ‘truck driver’ complaint – Surprise, surprise…

.... Footage from the Holyrood session being referred to, which showed Nicola Sturgeon very clearly explaining she wasn’t blaming drivers for the chaos, had already been widely distributed days before Brewer levelled his accusation. Responding ...

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Nicola Sturgeon is more popular than the Queen, A LOT MORE

Never look a gift horse in the mouth. By attempting to set Nicola Sturgeon and Mhairi Black up to fail in an online popularity contest Sky News set its own trap and walked right into it. Scotland has never had quite so much fun. British ...

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BBC admits it “misquoted” Nicola Sturgeon’s HGV comments but says coverage “balanced”

The BBC has admitted it “misquoted” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after one of its most high-profile presenters claimed the SNP leader had criticised HGV drivers following last week’s snow blizzard which left many vehicles stranded. In a ...