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Scotland’s ‘alternative media’ has a long way to go if it...

G.A. Ponsonby, a founder and former editor of Newsnet.scot, presents a personal view on where Scotland's 'alternative media' should go next... It’s a term that...

Reporting Scotland: Not much news reported, just plenty of “reaction”?

By G.A.Ponsonby The editor of the BBC's "flagship" news programme Reporting Scotland took issue last week with critical comments made in a Newsnet.scot article by media...

Shale gas and nuclear: The economic and moral bankruptcy of UK...

Today the first tanker load of US shale gas arrives at the INEOS plant in Grangemouth, as part of a massive investment by the chemicals...

Questions for the BBC and the agenda behind its “immigration poll”

By G.A. Ponsonby This week I completed the eleventh chapter in my forthcoming book ‘London Calling: How the BBC stole the Referendum’. The chapter’s working title...

Time to face up to Unionists’ palpitating fear of Scottish independence

Commentary by Derek Bateman It’s a Tory surge…they’re going to have more MPs…hunners and hunners o’ them…The bonfires are being lit on the hilltops and...

As Osborne turns on the poor, Labour spin doctor turns on...

By G.A.Ponsonby There is no shortage of opinion pieces and articles on George Osborne's budget.  Every newspaper, blog and broadcaster is doing it to death. ...

Independence will only happen if we’re prepared to break some rules

Commentary by Christopher Silver It should come as no surprise that the UK Government has all but ruled out granting the Scottish Parliament the ability...

The Tory dilemma: Attacking SNP whilst having to defend Cameron and...

The SNP lost its majority on Thursday. Here Derek Bateman draws comfort from the party's big vote and its new Leader of the Opposition I’ve...

FFS, what’s going on in the land of ‘full fiscal autonomy’...

Commentary by Derek Bateman FFA!…can you imagine a country where the desire to raise and spend your own taxes is a horror to be feared?...

Why leader’s Murdoch bond is a step too far for this...

By Hugh Kerr When I saw the picture of Nicola Sturgeon holding a copy of the Sun I dismissed it as a "photoshop". After all...