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SNP government

Using ‘SNP govt’ instead of ‘Scottish govt’ for controversial stories is “impartial and accurate” claims BBC

Describing the Scottish government as the SNP government on controversial news stories is not politically biased, the BBC’s own watchdog has ruled. The ruling follows a complaint by a licence payer who believed the SNP administration was being ...

BBC Scotland

Dear BBC Scotland … About your political interviews …

Dear BBC Scotland, I’m writing to ask for clarification on your policy regarding political interviews, specifically the six interviews broadcast by Reporting Scotland on 13th September with Vince Cable, 20th September with Jeremy Corbyn, 27th ...

autism

Reporting Scotland editor forced to apologise after autism story misled viewers

The editor of Reporting Scotland has been forced to apologise after the programme misled viewers on an issue relating to autism and school exclusions. A complaint was lodged after the flagship news programme claimed that 37% of children with ...

Nicola Sturgeon

Reporting Scotland fails to lead with Nicola Sturgeon speech as evidence of anti-SNP bias mounts

Reporting Scotland has failed to give Nicola Sturgeon's conference speech the same high-profile as that of Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson. Instead of leading BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme, the SNP leader’s keynote speech ...

All Under One Banner

All Under One Banner marches misrepresented by BBC Scotland reporters

One of the most successful series of marches and rallies Scotland has ever seen is the All Under One Banner group.  An estimated one hundred thousand people attended the latest march in Edinburgh on Saturday. These marches have a very specific ...