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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 ...

BBC guidelines on accuracy

BBC guidelines on accuracy breached in Jenny Marra £300K payoff claim

... No source was ever identified nor sought.  Ms Marra herself is not the source and cannot be considered the source.  Her only input was to tell the BBC that she understood over £300,000 had been paid to Lesley McLay.  Yet no attempt is ever ...

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 ...

Peter Curran

BBC backtracks on copyright complaint against Peter Curran as protesters prepare to march

The BBC has dropped its copyright complaint against a second pro-Independence blogger. Days after it U-turned in its battle with the popular Wings Over Scotland blog, the broadcaster has confirmed it has now backtracked on a complaint against ...

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 ...