Why are Labour politicians given an easy ride by BBC News in Scotland?
It’s a common refrain from independence supporters: Unionist politicians, especially Labour politicians, are rarely challenged with the same vigour by BBC interviewers as are their SNP counterparts.
Criticisms can range from the failure to ask a Unionist spokesperson an obvious question, asking a question but not pressing for clarity or even presenting the same politician with a soft-ball question which is in essence a platform to attack the SNP ….
Author : GA Ponsonby
Source : http://newsnet.scot
Original Publication Date : Nov 23, 2015
Article Link : http://newsnet.scot/citizen/labour-politicians-given-easy-ride-bbc-scotland/
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