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Tag: Dr John Robertson

Reporting Scotland: j’accuse – accuracy and fairness on maths figures

Media analyst John Robertson takes issue with the BBC's coverage of a major education story ‘Critics describe a steady decline in pupil attainment in maths...

Are our arts institutions and universities ‘colonised’ or is it a...

Dr John Robertson examines the long-running debate about whether our carious governing institutions are 'colonised' by outsiders? Should we care? Can we talk about...

Introduction of national testing for school-children is a trap-door for the...

Dr John Robertson sounds a warning on the new Government's plans to reform Scottish education... Those who do not learn from the past……? Yay…national test papers...

The flaws that blight the swaggering history boys of the BBC

Dr John Robertson takes issue with several TV 'historians' Dan Snow, David Dimbleby, Neil Oliver, Andrew Marr and Diarmaid MacCulloch: They have all made ‘history’ series...

Academic’s attack on Sturgeon’s fracking stance appears to ignore health risks

Media watcher Dr John Robertson takes issue with Prof Paul Younger's attack on the First Minister over fracking Here’s what Prof Paul Younger is quoted...

Is Royal College of General Practitioners in touch with its member...

Dr John Robertson, formerly Professor of Media Politics at the University of the West of Scotland, believe a partisan approach to data is damaging...

Unfairness in Early 2016? BBC Reporting Scotland and perceptions of propaganda

Media critic Dr John Robertson has been reviewing Scotland's TV news coverage of the political campaign since January, and presents his conclusions today. Final Statistics...

Does trade union for Scottish GPs represent its members’ views on...

Media critic and retired academic Dr John Robertson challenges the Royal College's view of GP services in Scotland compared to the rest of the...

Media Watch 15: BBC pulling way ahead in Scotland’s climate of...

Reporting the Run-up to the Scottish Parliamentary Elections in 2016: STV and BBC Scotland News: Number 15: Thursday 14th April to Wednesday 20th April BBC Reporting...

Media Watch 14: On health, saving steel jobs and those shoogly...

Reporting the Run-up to the Scottish Parliamentary Elections in 2016: STV and BBC Scotland News: Dr John Robertson continues his analysis of TV news coverage of...