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How to complain to BBC and appeal their decision to Ofcom

Here is a link to the BBC complaints system. Alternatively, you can complain - Via phone :  03700 100 222*  or   03700 100 212* ...

Inform Scotland – Our mission, our ethos, our goals

Simon Malzer: Why our group Inform Scotland is embarking on a BBC bias advertising campaign Simon Malzer from Inform Scotland explains ...

Inform Scotland on the news

Inform Scotland billboard campaign and fundraiser featured on RT UK News   RT UK covered our Inform Scotland poster campaign ...

scottish nationalists

BBC presenter criticised after linking Scottish Nationalists to Xenophobia

A BBC Scotland presenter has come in for criticism after appearing to suggest Scottish Nationalists are parochial and xenophobic. Sunday Politics Scotland host Gordon Brewer was interviewing Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard. Pressing ...

nicola sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon is more popular than the Queen, A LOT MORE

Never look a gift horse in the mouth. By attempting to set Nicola Sturgeon and Mhairi Black up to fail in an online popularity contest Sky News set its own trap and walked right into it. Scotland has never had quite so much fun. British ...

misquoted

BBC admits it “misquoted” Nicola Sturgeon’s HGV comments but says coverage “balanced”

The BBC has admitted it “misquoted” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon after one of its most high-profile presenters claimed the SNP leader had criticised HGV drivers following last week’s snow blizzard which left many vehicles stranded. In a ...

ruth davidson

BBC interview of Ruth Davidson branded ‘disappointing’ by SNP MP

An interview conducted by one of BBC Scotland’s most high-profile presenters has been branded “disappointing” after its subject, the leader of the Scottish Conservative Party, Ruth Davidson, escaped scrutiny in several key areas. SNP MP ...

SNP Ministers

BBC Scotland Complaint – The habitual use of the term ‘SNP Ministers’

Complaint submitted on March 04th, 2018 On the March 4th edition of Reporting Scotland an item covering the so-called ‘Continuity Bill’ heard the reporter refer to SNP Ministers instead of the technically accurate “Scottish Government ...

First Minister

Complaint – BBC Scotland misreporting Nicola Sturgeon’s HGV Drivers comments

Complaint submitted on March 04th, 2018 On the March 1st edition of Reporting Scotland the following remark was made by presenter Jackie Bird. “There was criticism today from the First Minister for some HGV drivers who ignored the red weather ...

foi requests

BBC and Unionist parties send over 400 FOI requests to Scottish NHS board

A Scottish NHS board has had to field over 400 separate FOI requests from the BBC and each of Holyrood’s three pro-Union parties. Data obtained by Indyref2 shows that from January 2015 until January this year, NHS Orkney received a total of 418 ...

Nicola Sturgeon

Anger after BBC misrepresents Nicola Sturgeon’s HGV comments

A Reporting Scotland item which said First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had criticised HGV drivers over stranded vehicles on Scotland’s snow-covered motorways, has provoked outrage on social media after it was shown to be false. Thursday ...

brexit

Scotland & Brexit Madness – a crowd-funded video will expose it all!

The Brexit madness continues, and Scotland’s future is seriously imperiled. However, for Westminster, Scotland’s future is irrelevant, as their only concern is their own survival and that of the corrupt British State, and are prepared to ...

Broken Ankle Man

BBC Scotland says ‘Broken Ankle Man’ item was “fair, accurate and impartial”

BBC Scotland has defended a news item dubbed Broken Ankle Man insisting it was “fair, accurate and impartial”. The organisation also accused a licence payer who complained about the broadcast of basing a complaint “on the way in which ...

bbc

BBC Scaremongering Scotland: The Shadow of Grenfell

It is utterly reprehensible of the BBC to use the awful events at Grenfell last year as a stick with which to beat the scottish government; all the more so because the British government was to blame. There’s a four day old report on the BBC ...

trust the BBC

Mark Millar of Kick-Ass franchise: “I don’t trust the BBC anymore”

The Coatbridge born creator of Millarworld which spawned the KickAss franchise which went on to become a hit movie, told RT news he believes a “seismic shift” is coming in cinema, television and, he hopes, in news as well. Millar said: “I ...

Brexit

Reporting Scotland Editor defends ‘Brexit Blackout’

The Editor of Reporting Scotland has defended the omission of two Brexit related stories from an edition of the programme saying one of the stories was covered elsewhere on the BBC. In a response to a complaint from a licence payer, the official ...

ruth davidson

A BBC Scotland complaint – Ruth Davidson’s ‘No Deal’ stance

Below is the full text of a complaint submitted to the BBC following an item broadcast on Reporting Scotland on February 21st, 2018.  The complaint relates to comments by BBC Scotland reporter Glenn Campbell who made a claim relating to Scottish ...

impartial

BBC “no longer impartial” says former Labour Govt minister

The BBC “is no longer an impartial state broadcaster” according to a former Labour government minister. Lord Andrew Adonis made the accusation in response to comments posted on social media by BBC presenter Andrew Neil. The two have been ...