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Tag: Prof John robertson

Here is the news: NHS Scotland performs better, but you may...

Commentary by Prof John Robertson ‘In Scotland, there is a different story…’ (BBC 1 Network News at 1.15pm on 10th December 2015) On BBC 1 News...

When is a Professor an Expert? Part 2: Biomedical Strategies

It's never pretty when academics disagree with one another. Prof John Robertson takes issue with the recent interventions of a fellow academic about Scottish...

‘Last Kingdom’ depictions betray lazy approach to history by BBC writers

Prof John Robertson takes issue with a recent BBC drama Episode Three of ‘The Last Kingdom’, broadcast on BBC2 last week was the continuing tale of...

Labour police report lacks clarity and rigour, says academic critic Robertson

Opposition justice spokesperson Graeme Pearson MSP published his review of policing in Scotland last week, in response to a succession of scandals involving the...

ALTERED STATES II: Winner Takes Nothing film reflects on indyref aftermath

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter The second part of a retrospective documentary on the Scottish independence referendum and its aftermath - ALTERED STATE - has been...

University expansion row threatens SNP Government in higher education debate

Commentary by Professor John Robertson Glasgow Caledonian University's New York Campus has no degree students – ss this an important warning for the Scottish Government? The...

Media academic Robertson launches book that publisher ‘ignored’

By a Newsnet.scot Reporter Newsnet's armchair reviewer of TV News, Professor John Robertson of University of the West of Scotland, has self-published a book about...

Here’s some good news about Scottish children and happiness

Professor John Robertson takes a break from media analysis and turns to a recent report about children and happiness ‘English children are among the unhappiest...

BROADCAST NEWS 21: Happy doctors and gaping black holes in economy

Professor John Robertson reviews the TV news Scotland’s Happy GPs and It’s not a black hole, BBC! Show some restraint…like STV! Foreword: Increasingly, the comments below...

BROADCAST NEWS 16: Doctors’ union’s ‘escalating problem’ with numbers

By Professor John Robertson BROADCAST News 16: March 13-20 2015: March 13: Is there a doctor in the hoose? Naw, there isnae unless Dr Robertson can...