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Balance … BBC Scotland style

What is balance in terms of political reporting?  Basically it is the presenting of both sides of an argument giving each equal time. But there’s another type of ‘balance’ and it’s one I’ve referred to for several years.  It’s the ...

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Shock News: Reporting Scotland is now watched regularly by less than 5% of Scots

I’ve just been contacted by a recently-retired senior BBC England staff member to tell me confidentially of the collapse in audiences for BBC Scotland’s two flagship news programmes. Reporting Scotland’s audience has fallen from around 500 000 ...

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These billboards are about to pop up all over Scotland, and the BBC will sh*t a brick

Campaign group Inform Scotland is about to release a huge billboard campaign across Scotland, and the BBC will be less than pleased. The pro-independence group describes itself as follows: We are ordinary people, tired of the distortions of ...

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The Scottish district of Wheryouarr

A grown-up Scotland should have its own BBC news bulletin We have known for a long time how the senior officers of the British Broadcasting Corporation in London regard Scotland and the regions as we are reminded of it every weekday evening ...

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Percentages Anas, that’s what we need? BBC Salford can do it so why can’t you?

‘Bed blocking in NHS England has become significantly worse in Mental Health Trusts than in Acute Hospitals.’ (BBC Breakfast, 6.1.17) Here are the facts in percentages so we can understand properly: Bed blocking in NHS England, Physical ...