SNP hammer BBC over dodgy European Parliament election graphics – risk of ‘duping audiences with data’

SNPby The National  |  23rd Jun 2019  | Image :  Pixabay



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 depute leader Keith Brown has slammed the BBC following a “dismissive” and “arrogant” response to accusations that it misled the public with an out of proportion graphic used to show the results of the European Parliament election.

The complaint, which was originally lodged with the broadcaster in June, alleged that the graphic understated the level of support for the SNP and overstated the level of support for the other parties.spacer height=”10px”]

The SNP’s case used the BBC’s own guidance on contextualising statistics, which warns against misleading graphics which could be used to “deliberately mislead or shock by distorting the data”.spacer height=”10px”]

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