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Here we go…

Well she did it.  Stealing thunder from Theresa Mayhem’s expected announcement on triggering Article 50, Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will be seeking Holyrood’s permission to hold a second referendum for Scottish independence. So what now? The first thing … Continue reading

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Rewarding failure

BBC Trust to review own decision upholding complaint about Corbyn ‘shoot-to-kill’ report Regardless of the eventual outcome of the tortuously protracted complaints procedure, people will form their own judgements on the basis of the evidence. And it’s difficult to see … Continue reading

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Part of the problem

There is no “wrangling over whether BBC Scotland is biased”. There is only obdurate denial in some quarters that it is. The only meaningful debate concerns that nature and extent to that bias. Nicola Sturgeon was certainly right to distance … Continue reading

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The Zombie Apocalypse…

Apparently, if certain people on Twitter are to be believed, I am a member of a cult.  The insinuation being that I can’t think for myself.  My crime?  I support the SNP.  I know! Awful isn’t it?  I can’t, don’t … Continue reading

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Oh, to be a fly on the wall!

There’s a lot of understandable and perfectly justified anger about the BBC Question Time broadcast from Dundee on Thursday 10 March. Even for the BBC, there was some quite remarkably blatant bias on display. Were the preposterously arrogant management of … Continue reading

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Seize the ‘Scottish Six’!

I entirely agree with Richard Walker. We have to beware the inertia born of despair. We have to resist the urge to be dismissive of the possibility of incremental change. We must not succumb to a tendency to resist change … Continue reading

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