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First Minister’s Questions, the continuing smear campaign and the worry for...

By G.A.Ponsonby  The smear campaign against Alex Salmond has almost run its course. The final flurry of rhetorical ‘below-the-belt’ punches has now been thrown in...

‘Hypocritical’ Labour slammed over failure to act on phone hacking

By G.A.Ponsonby The Labour party has been accused of "hypocritical humbug" over the phone hacking scandal after party MP Tom Watson demanded an inquiry be set...

The Leveson emails, Salmond and BBC Scotland’s coverage

By a Newsnet reporter Yesterday Newsnet Scotland published an email from Leveson that appeared to cast doubt on claims by opponents of the SNP...

The Salmond smear campaign and the ‘unknown’ email

By a Newsnet reporter  The Salmond/Murdoch story continues to rumble on in the Scottish media.  In keeping with previous attacks on the First Minister...

Macwhirter loses cool as attacks against Salmond reach fever pitch

By a Newsnet reporter Herald journalist Iain MacWhirter was involved in a dramatic loss of control this morning as he launched a furious...

‘Unbalanced’ Gordon Brown declared war on News International after it dropped...

By Martin Kelly  Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch has claimed that former Labour PM Gordon Brown “declared war” on his organisation after the tycoon confirmed...

Salmond labels accusations over BskyB email “total nonsense”

By a Newsnet reporter First Minister Alex Salmond has described the latest claims of impropriety made against him by Unionist politicians as “total nonsense”....

Tommy Sheridan – Yes to independence, No to Murdoch

I’m so pleased to learn from various articles, magazine contributions and personal conversations that I am not the only one furious and confused by...

Murdoch tweets support for independence

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has given what appears to be support for Scottish independence after he tweeted that Scotland should be allowed to go...

First Minister publishes details of media meetings

by G.A.Ponsonby  Alex Salmond has published details of all media meetings going back to 2007 including correspondence between himself and media tycoon Rupert Murdoch. The publication...