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Bring out your dead! Reporting Scotland’s plague on journalism and the NHS

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  20 Mar 2019  |  ‘Infection control measures here in Scotland are among the best in Europe but it’s impossible to completely guarantee that hospitals are safe.’ That is of course, the headline we ...

Reporting Scotland

BBC Scotland Emergency Ward News is back with children maybe dying

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  5 Mar 2019  |  Image : Pixabay It’s 0.26am and while you, especially if you’re elderly, infirm or, better still, have a young child, are a bit tender, Reporting Scotland is ready with your occasional ...

Reporting Scotland

How Reporting Scotland INVENTED a crisis of infected hospitals for us

by Talking-Up Scotland  |  23 Feb 2019  |  They don’t always report the news, though they like to pretend they do. Sometimes they just make it up. Consider these: NONE of the five patients who died recently in two Glasgow ...

Jackie Bird

Reporting Scotland editor apologises for Jackie Bird being wrong and ‘has a word with her’

by Prof. John Robertson  |  12 Feb 2019  |  Image : Pixabay Here’s my complaint on 24th January: ‘In a report on deaths at the QEU Hospital, Jackie Bird said: ‘[T]he deaths of two patients from a rare fungal infection.’ ...

Lewis Macdonald

BBC Scotland News fed a foul-smelling little story by Labour’s Lewis Macdonald

by Prof. John Robertson  |  11 Feb 2019  |  Image : Pixabay It’s the lead TV broadcast story chosen by an editor to be repeated all day and top of the website too. BBC Scotland News were fed this foul-smelling little story by ...