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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 ...

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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 ...