Crime
hate crime

Second complaint to BBC Scotland on poor quality coverage of hate crime

by Prof. John Robertson  |  Talking-Up Scotland  |  Nov  3 2018  |  Image :  Pixabay My follow-up complaint today: CAS-5133614-9673ZG Complaint follow-up My follow-up comments, limited by the system word limit which you ...

hate crime

Complaint to BBC Scotland on poor quality coverage of hate crime

by Prof. John Robertson  |  Talking-Up Scotland  |  20 Oct 2018  |  Image :  Pixabay On Reporting Scotland, at 1.30pm and 6.30pm the coverage of hate crime in Scotland was of poor quality leading to distortion of the ...

violent crime

BBC Scotland silent as murder and violent crime soar in England and Wales but not in Scotland

by Prof. John Robertson  |  Talking-Up Scotland  |  19 Oct 2018  |  Image :  Pixabay As the UK news agencies, including BBC 1, agonise over the awful surge in violent crime in England and Wales, BBC Scotland News ignores ...

Domestic Abuse in Scotland

BBC Scotland reports ‘Hundreds told of partner’s abusive past’, but viewers not informed of wider context

On the BBC early morning broadcasts and on the website, with tabloid imagery, today: ‘Nearly 1,600 people in Scotland have been told about the abusive past of their partners since the introduction of a new law in 2015. Police Scotland said that ...

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 ...