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Third complaint about Reporting Scotland on Business Confidence

I write to make my third complaint on the above case. The central point is that in reporting a Bank of Scotland study of optimism in Scottish business, Reporting Scotland on 11 January 2017 at 6.30am selected one negative factor to add to two other ...

Letter of Complaint to Mr Gary Smith Head of News and Current Affairs BBC Scotland

Dear, Mr Smith I write directly to you as the BBC Complaints system is not fit for purpose. I hope you will be able to answer my complaint below: ‘NHS Grampian says it cannot confirm when new dates will be given to patients for cancelled ...

BBC Scotland’s context-free campaign of words against NHS Scotland

‘NHS Grampian says it cannot confirm when new dates will be given to patients for cancelled (sic) operations. The Health Board has postponed more than 100 procedures since the beginning of November 2016.’ (Reporting Scotland, 26.1.17) We then ...

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Once more BBC Scotland reports selectively (lies) to damage Scotland’s reputation

Here are the headlines BBC Scotland chose:  ‘Children in Scotland are amongst the unhealthiest in Europe according to a review by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.’  ‘It says poverty is the main cause.’  ‘It ...

Not celebrating the sad decline of The Scotsman newspaper

Back in 2004, I carried out a piece of research, published the next year in the European Journal of Communication (ref below), comparing the coverage of the 2003 invasion of Iraq in the Herald/Sunday Herald and the Scotsman/Scotland on Sunday. ...