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BBC Public Services Broadcaster - for the Union

How BBC Scotland politicised the pandemic and put the Union before...

By The Media Monitor On Sunday, BBC Scotland news bulletins were filled with an attack on the SNP by...

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...

Why are Labour politicians given an easy ride by BBC News...

By G.A.Ponsonby It’s a common refrain from independence supporters:  Unionist politicians, especially Labour politicians, are rarely challenged with the same vigour by BBC interviewers as...

Bateman: The BBC’s new Scottish news head will have to prove...

Derek Bateman on the BBC's newly-appointed news supremo for Scotland It took long enough. The BBC indicated it wanted a quick move to replace disgraced...

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...

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...

When is a professor an expert ? The answer may be...

Professor John Robertson returns to Newsnet.scot with a "buyer beware" warning about the use of "experts" in the media... "If electors vote for a foul-mouthed...

BROADCAST NEWS: Part 5

Scottish MSM and the General Election 2015: Part 5: January 25th & 26th. “Pressure is building on the Scottish Government to shelve plans for a...