Education
Higher Education

More students from most deprived parts of Scotland are entering Higher Education, but BBC misleads

This happens every year and in the same way. BBC Scotland take a report on widening access to Higher Education and extract for reporting, only those figures which seem to suggest Scottish Government policy is failing. Here’s the short report, ...

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Education becomes the latest Scottish sector to be targeted by BBC Scotland

Teaching has become the latest target for the BBC in Scotland in what appears to be a campaign aimed at portraying Scottish institutions as failing. This morning the BBC Scotland radio phone-in programme hosted by Kaye Adams featured education as ...

BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis – Week Beginning 9 Oct 2017

North Sea Oil This report on the discovery by Norwegian oil company Statoil of between 25 and 130 million barrels of oil at one prospective oilfield in the North Sea is conspicuous for its brevity. The segment states that this find is proof ...

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BBC Reporting Scotland Analysis – Week Beginning 25 Sep 2017

Offensive Tweets Robert Davies, one of the two Scottish Conservative councillors responsible of posting racist tweets to on Twitter, has been forced out of the party – after being reinstated – for refusing to apologise. The BBC had ...

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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 ...