Anger after Reporting Scotland misrepresents First Minister’s
Brexit commentsBBC Scotland’s flagship news programme Reporting Scotland is once again in the dock after it misrepresented comments from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on the issue of Brexit. On Thursday afternoon, programme presenter Sally Magnusson told viewers:
“… the First Minister said Brexit would be hugely damaging, and that those who supported it would never be forgiven.”
However a clip on the same programme revealed that Nicola Sturgeon had not targeted ‘those who supported’ Brexit, but had in fact explicitly singled out the Tory party.
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BBC bias during the 2014 Scottish independence referendum
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'London Calling: How the BBC stole the Referendum' by G.A.Ponsonby is the original book which inspired the above documentary. It is a major exposé of BBC Scotland's political news manipulation. It is generously illustrated with screenshots of BBC webpage imagery and headline manipulation. The book chronicles in compelling detail copious examples of flagrant bias in the influential broadcaster's coverage of Scottish politics and of the 2014 independence referendum in particular.
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