Scottish Parliament Elections 2016
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The ruling that exposes the depth of corruption at the BBC

On Friday February 5th this year a story appeared across the news platforms of BBC Scotland.  A ‘think tank’ had, we were told, carried out ‘independent analysis’ of Scottish Labour’s election proposal of an income tax rise of one pence ...

The Simple Ruth

On the contentious and topical subject of what constitutes a mandate for a second independence referendum, we’re grateful to the super-alert reader who unearthed this clip from BBC Scotland’s election night coverage of 2011, in which Ruth ...

The twisting and turning of BBC Scotland

  On March 30th in the middle of the Scottish election campaign, Scottish Labour made a shock announcement.  A much touted £100 rebate, for low earners caught in the party’s 1p income tax rise net, was now scrapped. The U-turn came ...

BBC Spread the Hatred

UPDATE Sign this Sack Laura Keunssberg petition. It put on 16,000 signatures in the last twelve hours after gaining just 25 in its first three months! No matter how terrible the BBC is, it constantly manages to get worse. The BBC News this ...

Unfairness in Early 2016? BBC Reporting Scotland and perceptions of propaganda

Media critic Dr John Robertson has been reviewing Scotland’s TV news coverage of the political campaign since January, and presents his conclusions today. Final Statistics from January 8th to April 27th 2016 Although the evidence of bias ...