Crime
trafficking

Trafficking of children more than 50 times higher in England than in Scotland

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  20 Mar 2019  |  In the regular Scottish insert part of BBC Breakfast this morning at 06:26am, we heard this scary headline: ‘The number of potential victims of trafficking and modern slavery in ...

Violent crime

Now Reporting Scotland LIES about violent crime RISING when it FELL

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  26 Feb 2019  |  This is the latest in a series of lies by Reporting Scotland on, for example, gangs, knife, crime, obesity and hospital infections. I’ll summarise in the next post today. Last night, ...

Scotland

BBC Scotland spins some good crime stats BAAAD

by Prof. John Robertson  |  30 Jan 2019  |  Image : Pixabay Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2017-18, contains several pieces of evidence suggesting progress in Scotland which Humza Yousaf’s equivalents in the non-Scottish parts of ...

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 ...