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bbc scotland

BBC Scotland’s General Election debate was a predictable sham

.... The so-called general election debate is what I predicted it would be. A sham set-piece that would be dominated by issues of no relevance to the general election, but that would offer the greatest opportunity to attack the SNP. Not covered ...

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Marr uses favourite Tory attack on Sturgeon and refuses to discuss anything positive

.... Contrast this to Marr’s treatment of Nicola Sturgeon immediately afterwards. Her appearance on Marr this morning was a major part of the SNP leader’s allocated “fair time” by the BBC. Yet Marr chose to spend 90% of that allocated time ...

The stories Reporting Scotland doesn’t want to cover

You’ll often find them pushed down the priority list, manipulated to remove key elements, or worse still ignored altogether.  They’re the stories that Reporting Scotland just doesn’t want to cover. On Tuesday just such a story broke when ...

Forget PISA’s tiny unreliable samples: Scotland has the best school attainment outcomes in the UK

You might remember my earlier criticisms of the PISA school attainment test results which Reporting Scotland and the other Unionist media used to attack the Scottish Government – they’re utterly unreliable estimates and meaningless across ...

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253 extra teachers in one year – SNP BAAD at BBC

Figures released yesterday indicated that the number of full-time teachers employed in Scotland had risen by 253 over the past year, despite budget cuts imposed by the UK government’s austerity programme. This obviously presented the Scottish ...