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Tag: BBC News

Scottish Six: Alive or dead? And why does it matter?

Commentary by Derek Bateman Because, of course, I always believe everything I read in the old media, bless ‘em, I take it the chances of...

Scottish Six: Success will be when it seems ‘normal’ and we...

Here is the News: The BBC is likely to launch a so-called “Scottish Six” TV news service, presenting Scottish, UK and international coverage from...

Scottish Six: What does it all mean for Scotland to have...

In the first of a two-part series, Christopher Silver discusses the implications of the Scottish Six which the BBC is considering as a solution...

Has Scotland witnessed a spike in post-Brexit hate crime – or...

John Robertson takes a look at hate crime reporting north and south of the Border ‘Police probe neo-Nazi hate crime in Edinburgh after European Referendum’...

Scottish film-maker appeals for funds to complete ‘BBC bias’ project

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter Pro independence film maker Alan Knight is attempting to raise money to complete a documentary based on the G.A. Ponsonby book "London...

Battle for BBC Scottish Six may still be worth fighting –...

Derek Bateman on the BBC's deliberations over the future of its TV news efforts in Scotland Ah, the Scottish Six of fond memory. In the...

Despite the deluge, is flood protection stronger and better funded in...

By Dr John Robertson After days of extensive coverage of flooding across the North of England, the UK Government and the Environment Agency have been...

Migrants, ‘jokes’ and tweets – the language distortions of broadcast news

By G.A.Ponsonby I once read a hilarious book, ‘The Meaning Of Liff’, written by the late Douglas Adams and John Lloyd.  It was a spoof...

One man’s protest is another’s Putinesque intimidation programme

Derek Bateman responds to the Nick Robinson furore, as the BBC's outgoing political editor chose his appearance at Edinburgh Book Festival to condemn the...

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...