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Tag: G.A. Ponsonby

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...

Commentary: ‘Let us hasten demise of Scottish Labour’

Commentary: Earlier this week Derek Bateman gave a qualified welcome to the arrival of Kezia Dugdale as Scottish Labour leader. Here G.A. Ponsonby provides...

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...

Reporting Scotland: Not much news reported, just plenty of “reaction”?

By G.A.Ponsonby The editor of the BBC's "flagship" news programme Reporting Scotland took issue last week with critical comments made in a Newsnet.scot article by media...

Broken ‘Vow’ means Sturgeon’s 2016 manifesto must pledge indyref2

Opinion by G.A.Ponsonby There was a cracking headline in the Herald newspaper a few days ago.  It read "Sturgeon set to be invited to tell...

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...

As Osborne turns on the poor, Labour spin doctor turns on...

By G.A.Ponsonby There is no shortage of opinion pieces and articles on George Osborne's budget.  Every newspaper, blog and broadcaster is doing it to death. ...

Scotland’s ‘alternative media’ has a long way to go if it...

G.A. Ponsonby, a founder and former editor of Newsnet.scot, presents a personal view on where Scotland's 'alternative media' should go next... It’s a term that...