Reporting Scotland
Brexit Analysis papers

A BBC Scotland complaint – Ignoring Brexit Analysis

Below is a complaint submitted to the BBC relating to the February 7th edition of Reporting Scotland.  The flagship news programme had ignored a story that broke earlier that day relating to the publication of Brexit Analysis papers and their ...

Michael Matheson

How Reporting Scotland helped smear Michael Matheson

The person at the centre of the Michael Matheson story is former SPA Head Andrew Flanagan. In June 2017 Flanagan was criticised by *two* Holyrood committees over governance and secrecy at the SPA.  Flanagan subsequently announced his intention to ...

brexit

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 ...

EU Withdrawal Bill

A BBC Scotland complaint – Coverage of EU Withdrawal Bill

Below is a complaint submitted on January 20th 2018 to the BBC Trust.  The complaint centres on the so-called ‘EU Withdrawal Bill’ issue and the curious coverage afforded the issue by BBC Scotland. Good Morning Scotland, Broadcast 17th ...

Reporting Scotland

Reporting Scotland consistently depicts London as the daddy and SNP as the petulant child

The withdrawal bill amendment has become yet another broken british promise to scotland, but at what point does our continued engagement with a lying state make the consequences of these broken promises our own fault? From August last year the ...