Reporting Scotland
Scottish GDP

Anger as BBC tells viewers that Scottish GDP had “roughly matched” the GDP of rest of UK, despite it being double

The presenter of Reporting Scotland has come under fire after telling viewers that Scottish GDP had “roughly matched” the GDP of the rest of the UK, despite it being double. Jackie Bird made the claim hours after it emerged that readjustments ...

categorically untrue

“Categorically untrue” says Health Board re. BBC’s shock headline about 300K payout to Chief Exec

An SNP MSP has expressed her shock after BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme featured an allegation by a Labour MSP despite the Health Board describing it as categorically untrue. Scottish Labour MSP Jenny Marra claimed NHS Tayside had ...

WingsGate

WingsGate – Reporting Scotland omits involvement of Scottish Labour councillor – Bias by omission

Indyref2 commisisoned an analysis of the evening edition of Reporting Scotland broadcast on Thursday August 2nd. The programme contained a report on the so-called WingsGate episode that saw two pro-Independence bloggers targeted by the BBC which ...

anti-depressants

Do BBC struggle to understand simple statistics, or do they purposefully misrepresent them?

On BBC Reporting Scotland after 6.30pm, last night, we heard: ‘The number of young people in Scotland on anti-depressants has increased by 10% over the last three years. There were similar increases in England and Northern Ireland.’ The ...

Buchanan Wharf development

2,500 jobs announced by Barclays in Glasgow but BBC spin the good news bad

Thousands of jobs announced by Barclay’s Bank, and destined for Glasgow, may not be secure according to BBC Scotland’s Business and Economy Editor, Douglas Fraser. Appearing on the flagship evening news programme, Reporting Scotland, Fraser ...