Talking Up Scotland
Dark Side of Dairy

Has BBC Scotland caused the death by shooting of thousands of ‘boy’ calves and an indefensible waste of food?

Tonight at 6:30pm, Jackie Bird announced proudly: ‘A ferry operator [P&O] is to stop carrying calves to Europe after animal welfare concerns were raised in an investigation by BBC Scotland’s Disclosure team.’ The decision by P&O ...

BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland ‘beef-up’ the bad news for Scotland – a very flawed documentary

BBC Scotland have been having a go at that investigative journalism again with their fearless exposé of the export trade in young calves. At first sight it looks edgy and dark with sad images of wee calves no longer wanted by the dairy ...

BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland imply SNP involved in cruelty to young ‘boy’ calves unlike BSE-England

As the early risers sit over their bowls of cereal with milk, this morning, BBC Scotland may have caused many to feel a sudden surge of disgust with this headline report: ‘Animal welfare groups are calling for calf exports from Scotland to be ...

Ruth Davidson

Reporting Scotland and Ruth Davidson collude in an unholy exploitation of the tears of broken parents

On Reporting Scotland today, the headline is: ‘Ruth Davidson accuses the Scottish government of offering nothing but warm words over the possible early release of a man who murdered an Ayrshire teenager.’ over the long close-up shot of the ...

BBC Scotland News

BBC Scotland happy to report ‘SNPbaaad’ fake news on productivity rankings

Broadcast 6 times this morning and on the website, BBC Scotland News report a David Hume ‘Institute’ study which wrongly claims: ‘[T]here had been “no progress” towards a target set by ministers in 2007 to improve Scotland’s ...