Talking Up Scotland
NHS Scotland

Is BBC Scotland exploiting patients with mental health problems to attack NHS Tayside?

After a quiet spell, BBC Scotland has returned to its proxy war strategy against the SNP using exaggerated and distorted tales of problems within NHS Scotland. They tend to be insensitive stories but the latest is particularly so, using ...

BBC Executive Complaints

BBC exonerate BBC on coverage of crime gangs in Scotland

I’ve been a fool. Jeremy Hayes, Complaints Director, at the BBC Executive Complaints Unit in London seemed to be taking my complaint about Reporting Scotland’s scare story on crime gangs on Scotland seriously. See my original complaint ...

NHS Scotland

BBC Scotland and BMA collude to produce a classic NHS Scotland scare story

Six times this morning (and no doubt three time this evening on Reporting Scotland) we heard, headlined: ‘Doctors’ leaders are warning that the NHS in Scotland is being pushed to the brink!’ We’ve been here before, several times, with ...

Tory child rapist

BBC UK silent on Tory child rapist yet Reporting Scotland obsesses over SNP MSP’s inappropriate text

From the Canary, yesterday: ‘On 18 June, two Conservative politicians were convicted of child sexual abuse. The jury at Swansea Crown Court found former mayor for Pembroke David Boswell guilty of raping a girl under the age of 10. On the same ...

Scottish Fire and Rescue

Second BBC Complaint re. Scottish Fire and Rescue report

Second complaint 19.6.18 It is essential when reporting on an important document to give viewers a representative and balanced account. Your report picked out the one negative and ignored five positive statements. That this was an example of bias ...