BBC Complaints
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BBC admits it “misquoted” Nicola Sturgeon’s HGV comments but says coverage “balanced”

The BBC has admitted it “misquoted” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after one of its most high-profile presenters claimed the SNP leader had criticised HGV drivers following last week’s snow blizzard which left many vehicles stranded. In a ...

SNP Ministers

BBC Scotland Complaint – The habitual use of the term ‘SNP Ministers’

Complaint submitted on March 04th, 2018 On the March 4th edition of Reporting Scotland an item covering the so-called ‘Continuity Bill’ heard the reporter refer to SNP Ministers instead of the technically accurate “Scottish Government ...

First Minister

Complaint – BBC Scotland misreporting Nicola Sturgeon’s HGV Drivers comments

Complaint submitted on March 04th, 2018 On the March 1st edition of Reporting Scotland the following remark was made by presenter Jackie Bird. “There was criticism today from the First Minister for some HGV drivers who ignored the red weather ...

Brexit

Reporting Scotland Editor defends ‘Brexit Blackout’

The Editor of Reporting Scotland has defended the omission of two Brexit related stories from an edition of the programme saying one of the stories was covered elsewhere on the BBC. In a response to a complaint from a licence payer, the official ...

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BBC’s complaint system isn’t very user friendly – how convenient ….

The BBC has refused to address a complaint dubbed ‘Broken Ankle Man’ for a third successive time, claiming it “does not comply with the BBC Framework and Procedures”. The corporation has also threatened to end all correspondence relating ...