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Tory Minister’s ‘Rape Clause’ comments cut out of Reporting Scotland

Controversial comments from a UK Government minister that described the so-called Rape Clause as an “opportunity” for victims of rape to talk about their ordeal, have been edited out of BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme Reporting ...

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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 ...

anti-Russian hysteria

BBC Scotland targets Salmond as anti-Russian hysteria grows

Alex Salmond’s show on RT has been targeted by BBC Scotland as anti-Russian hysteria grows following the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter. The former First Minister has become the focus of attention in recent days with both ...

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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 ...

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BBC Scotland Complaint – The habitual use of the term ‘SNP Ministers’

Complaint submitted on March 04th, 2018 On the March 4th edition of Reporting Scotland an item covering the so-called ‘Continuity Bill’ heard the reporter refer to SNP Ministers instead of the technically accurate “Scottish Government ...