Scottish Economy
Institute of Fiscal Studies

Reporting Scotland uses discredited right-wing fundamentalist thinktank to try to undermine SNP

On 15.6.18 at around 6.40pm ‘The Institute of Fiscal Studies believes the new blueprint for the public finances of an independent Scotland would mean a tighter squeeze on public spending than the rest of the UK faces. The thinktank was ...

BBC Scotland

BBC Scotland – Retail good news Yes, Economy good news No. Here’s why ….

Today on BBC Scotland News, six times before 9am: ‘Scottish retailers recorded their best month’s performance in more than four years, last month. Figures from the Scottish Retail Consortium showed total sales increased by 2.4% compared with ...

bias by omission

Bias by OMISSION – Reporting Scotland ignores good news on Scotland’s economy

A clear case of bias by omission .... Four headlines missing from Reporting Scotland: Scottish growth ‘outpacing UK as a whole’ Scottish growth three times UK level ‘Foreign Direct Investment in Scotland at ‘unprecedented’ ...

Scotland’s economy

Scotland’s economy is booming – Reporting Scotland ignores it

BBC Scotland’s flagship news programme has failed to report not one, but two independent reports showing Scotland’s economy booming. On Monday morning a report emerged showing Scotland’s economic growth had outperformed the rest of the ...

rape clause

Rape Clause Ruth Davidson and BBC bias by omission

.... But there’s yet another issue. The issue is one of double-standards. Two days before Ruth decided to attack the SNP over fishing, there was an extraordinary debate held at Holyrood.  Tuesday’s Rape Clause debate witnessed the SNP, ...