Question Time/ Sunday Politics
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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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Is everything in Scotland ‘near breaking point?’

We’ve heard over the last few days, from the BMA leader, that NHS Scotland is ‘near breaking point.’ Indeed, in Sunday’s interview (15.1.97) with Gordon Brewer, he and the Tory MSP interviewed used the phrase about ten times. Neither, of ...

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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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A tale of two failures

The most striking thing about Donalda MacKinnon’s pleas on behalf of the BBC in Scotland is that she sounds exactly like the leader of British Labour in Scotland (BLiS). The tone is identical. A tone of wheedling condescension that somehow manages ...

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Andrew Neil at it again

ANDREW NEIL TRIES TO DECEIVE THE PUBLIC IN DEREK MACKAY INTERVIEW Whilst interviewing Derek Mackay on yesterday’s Scottish Government’s budget proposals, did we see Andrew Neil reveal what the BBC’s tactics are going to be towards the SNP? ...