Nicola Sturgeon
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A BBC Scotland complaint – Brexit story placement on Reporting Scotland

The following is a complaint lodged with the BBC following the January 30th edition of tea-time Reporting Scotland.  The programme featured a story on Brexit that was placed fifth in the order of priority that evening. Full complaint submitted ...

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Good Morning Scotland criticised over its coverage of Union flag story

BBC Scotland’s flagship morning radio programme, Good Morning Scotland, has been criticised over its coverage of a story which claimed Nicola Sturgeon had curtailed the flying of the Union flag at Scottish Government buildings. Speaking on the ...

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The BBC’s lack of fact-checking is a failing of journalistic standards

We are expected to believe that not only did the editors of the newspapers and the radio shows in question not check their facts, but that the BBC also never bothered to do this. At the very least this is a monumental failing of journalistic ...

Did Andrew Marr go easy on Ruth Davidson in contrast to Nicola Sturgeon?

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson was interviewed on the Andrew Marr show on Sunday October 8th.  The invite to appear on the BBC’s flagship political programme was odd given it was the weekend of the SNP conference. The ...

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Ruth Davidson protected by BBC, Nicola Sturgeon doorstepped with loaded questions

Cast your mind back three weeks.  Ruth Davidson was playing the part of ‘The Fugitive’ by refusing to be interviewed on the thorny subject of two councillors who had been re-instated into her party after posting racist and bigoted messages ...