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First Minister Sturgeon on the media and the future of the...

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addressed the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival on the future of the BBC tonight. Before turning to the BBC, she...

Police Scotland and Unionist news values a first test of Sturgeon...

Commentary by G.A. Ponsonby  Last weekend I was jotting down some ideas for an article looking at how I saw the coming months pan out...

The weird, not so wonderful news agenda of Radio Scotland

Commentary by G.A.Ponsonby OK, let’s get the puns out of the way.  Out-foxed, Foxy Lady, Shooting the Tory fox, For fox sake … they’ve been...

All BBC interviews are equal, but some are more equal than...

Commentary by G.A.Ponsonby Last week was George Osborne budget week. BBC Scotland gave us full-on coverage. Osborne's announcements saturated broadcast and online output, as it should...

BBC Trust rejects complaint about NHS referendum ‘leak’ coverage

by G.A Ponsonby As Labour-inspired claims about the Scottish NHS continue to dominate BBC news coverage in Scotland, the BBC Trust has rejected a complaint...

Without perspective, all information is worthless

Derek Bateman: Scunnered after a week of political niggling Two aspects of our debate today which are connected and leave me scunnered. First, read this reply...

Media silence on fracking in Scotland ?

By Maurice Smith The man who accused the BBC of systematic bias in its news coverage of the referendum campaign has turned his attention to...

Of “Pig Ignorance” and BBC Scotland

  By a Newsnet reporter The process of the independence referendum has been agreed.  Both London and Edinburgh have put their differences aside and...

Labour’s Sarwar claims to ‘hate’ his referendum campaign partners

Scottish Labour have been accused of "putting their loyalty to Westminster ahead of their loyalty to the people of Scotland", after their Deputy Leader...

Lockerbie, the death of Megrahi and the continuing shame of BBC...

By a Newsnet reporter   "Whether he's in jail or whether he's with his family, it doesn't impact me.  He should be able to be with...