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Tag: BBC

Is something rotten in the state of the BBC?

By Russell Bruce The fiasco over BBC lawyers taking down video channels with snippets from news programmes on the YouTube channels of Wings over Scotland...

New media and press regulation in an Independent Scotland

Mark McNaught sets out the case for how media regulation should operate post Independence. Could be controversial... By Mark McNaught Newsnet was founded and grew largely...

“Stupid white men” and the philosophical gymnastics of denigration

LETTER FROM PRAGUE Scottish journalist Bernard Thompson - currently teaching in the Czech Republic - takes the year-end to reflect on fake news, mainstream media, and...

Contradictory attacks on a party that is in reality neither dictatorial...

Commentary by Derek Bateman The SNP is not the party of social justice after all. They’re letting everyone down and are no better than the...

Reflections on the EU, the BBC, and voting for both while...

Commentary by Derek Bateman And I thought the Holyrood elections would take precedence over Europe…no sooner do I write it than the First Minister does...

Brexit impact on workers’ law: be careful what you wish...

Commentary by Derek Bateman We have so much democracy, it’s coming out of our ears. It seems every year brings another election, every spring we’re...

TV cash subject to ‘the imperial power’ of BBC in...

By a Newsnet.scot reporter A leading film and TV pressure group has demanded that TV licence fee money raised in Scotland should be spent here. Independent...

Nervous steps towards better minority representation on TV

By Dr Ima Jackson  Expert Voices is a nationwide BBC initiative which aims to get more “BAME” (black, Asian and minority ethnicity) people who are experts...

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...

TV debate option re-opens as Unionists “deliver” Smith promises

by Newsnet.scot Reporter The UK broadcasters seem ready to compromise on the question of Scottish representation in the planned schedule of TV party leader debates...