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Tag: GA Ponsonby

‘Billboard-gate’: The case against a BBC Scotland ‘conspiracy’

Derek Bateman makes a personal case against the plan for anti-BBC Scotland billboards, and argues for a rational critique of the BBC's coverage of the...

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...

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...

Scotland’s 50 shades of Left and the ‘second vote’ spat

Glasgow poet and performer Cee Smith considers the Pro-indy party positions  and wonders whether consensus might emerge...one day There’s a lot of talk in Scottish...

RISE debate: The case for other voices on the Yes front

Writer, broadcaster and blogger Rachel McCormack takes issue with GA Ponsonby’s argument for a “first and second preference” vote for the SNP in May’s...

Battle for the ‘list’ vote: why backing RISE won’t help independence

G.A. Ponsonby argues that a vote for RISE will not help the case for independence Last summer a new political movement was born.  RISE, which...

The Scottish political media, ‘infantilism’ and the row over ‘SNP Bad’

Commentary by G.A.Ponsonby The columnist Kevin McKenna wrote in the The National on December 21 that the SNP must be "tested, criticised and properly opposed" if Scotland is to...

Is there a freeze on asking Labour any council tax policy...

By G.A.Ponsonby John Swinney delivered his budget for next year yesterday.  Any Scottish Finance Minister has limited scope in what he or she can do...

Alistair Carmichael – Hanging on in the Northern Isles after court...

By G.A.Ponsonby So Alistair Carmichael remains the MP for Orkney and Shetland. The former Secretary of State for Scotland was deemed yesterday not to have...

Nick Robinson’s trash talk is evidence of a BBC in trouble

Commentary by G.A.Ponsonby Tonight will see First Minister Nicola Sturgeon give a speech to TV bosses at the Edinburgh international television festival. High on the list...