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P1 assessments

A BBC Scotland complaint: P1 assessment falsehoods

by Indyref2.scot  |  8 Nov 2018  |  Image :  Pixabay This complaint relates to broadcasts on Good Morning Scotland and Reporting Scotland on October 25th. On October 25th various BBC Scotland presenters, referring to a motion on ...

P1 Assessments

P1 Assessments – BBC Scotland’s lies and omissions

by Indyref2.scot  |  25 Oct 2018  | On September 19th a vote took place in the Scottish parliament.  The vote was on a motion lodged by Tory MSP Liz Smith.  The motion can be seen below. The motion very clearly calls on the ...

Question Time

Question Time’s hatchet job on Scottish Education

Mike Russell got thoroughly outnumbered last night by several ranting, self-obsessed and not too bright attention-seekers, enabled by Dumbledore, before he was stabbed in the back by Dugdale, so we heard barely a trace of intelligent discussion on ...

P1 assessments

BBC Scotland defends ‘scrap’ claim on its P1-assessment-vote news bulletins

News bulletins claiming MSPs had voted to “scrap” P1 assessments, despite the motion merely asking they be halted, were not misleading as some MSPs who voted had wanted them scrapped, BBC Scotland has claimed. The broadcaster was responding ...

bias by omission

A BBC Scotland complaint – P1 assessments and bias by omission

Claims of Tory opportunism were central to the Scottish Govt defence of its P1 assessments and its response to the Tory motion. On Sept 13th, the First Minister highlighted the 2016 manifesto during FMQ’s, yet the revelation never featured on ...