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Scottish extreme debt situation may be misrepresented by TUC

Is there less extreme debt in Scotland? Researcher John Robertson investigates  ‘More than 1.5 million families are in extreme debt, according to a TUC/Unison report’...

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’...

Media: Can we shape a Scottish public access model that works...

Commentary by Bernard Thompson I have to confess that I didn't watch the BBC debate on Scotland's future on Monday. Somehow, the chance to be enlightened...

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...

Now on BBC Scotland … the news from Scottish Labour

By G.A. Ponsonby On the evening of January 12th SNP MPs swamped Twitter with angry messages after they were prevented from taking part in a...

Charter hearing: BBC Scotland to collaborate with ‘like-minded institutions’

By a Newsnet.scot reporter BBC Scotland has said it is willing to make its technology and digital capabilities available to the wider industry, and work...

In Scotland, whose media is it anyway? – A view from...

By G.A.Ponsonby What a surreal week that was. It started last Monday with the debate in the House of Commons over whether to bomb Syria, and...

London Calling: The BBC is no longer “our’s” so let’s fight...

Citizen appeal by Alan Knight It's a common refrain from Yes supporters when referring to media coverage of the independence referendum: "We would have won...

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...