Education
BBC Complaints

BBC Complaint – children with autism ‘unlawfully’ excluded from school

On Tuesday 24th September 2018 at 06:26am and repeated five times by 09.00am, BBC Scotland headlined: ‘A report commissioned by three charities suggests that over a third of children with autism have been unlawfully excluded from school in ...

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Report used uncritically by BBC Scotland on ‘unlawful’ school exclusions is fatally flawed and hopelessly biased

The ‘research’ report used by BBC Scotland News, this morning, to generate the headline ‘Over a third of children with autism have been unlawfully excluded from school in the past two years’ is unsound on the basis of both a predisposing ...

BBC Scotland News

BBC Scotland use unpublished evidence to accuse Scottish schools of ‘unlawfully’ excluding autistic children

At 06:27 and five more times this morning, BBC Scotland News headlined: ‘Over a third of children with autism have been unlawfully excluded from school in the past two years’ There you have it – this morning’s daily dose of ...

SNP government

A BBC Scotland complaint – Gordon Brewer … ‘the SNP government’

The following complaint relates to comments made by BBC Scotland presenter Gordon Brewer on the Sunday edition of Good Morning Scotland.  Discussing the controversial issue of P1 assessments, the presenter referred to the SNP government instead of ...

hate crime

A BBC Scotland complaint – MSPs didn’t vote to ‘scrap’ P1 assessments

The following complaint was submitted to the BBC following several broadcasts which falsely claimed MSPs had voted to “scrap” standardised P1 assessments. Complaint submitted Sept 20th On Wednesday, Sept 19th a vote took place in the ...