mardi, juillet 19, 2016

GA Ponsonby: The BBC and the ‘Brexit Veto’ scam

 The BBC and the ‘Brexit Veto’ scam
by GA Ponsonby (18 July 2016)

Have you ever tweeted something you thought was fact but that you later learned was nonsense?  I have.  Several times in fact.  Honest mistakes but embarrassing nonetheless.

Andrew Marr caused a near twitter meltdown at the weekend, or rather whoever is responsible for his show’s official twitter account, when he tweeted the following: 
“Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland has a veto over Brexit”
The problem for Marr was that the First Minister had said no such thing...
(with media clips)
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London Calling: How the BBC stole the Referendum by G.A.Ponsonby is a major must-read exposé of BBC Scotland's political news manipulation, chronicling the highly influential broadcaster's output with respect to coverage of Scottish politics and the 2014 independence referendum. This book now forms the basis of a forthcoming documentary.
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