scottish politics

Nation 2 – Iceland, The Extreme Nation

The second in a series of films with Lesley Riddoch exploring Scotland’s inspiring northern European neighbours and what we can learn.

Phantom Power and Lesley Riddoch working together on a marvellous new series.

Not to be missed…

 

 

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The Scottish Tories and Dark Money

A great video by Sarah Mackie on the Scottish Tories and dark money.

This is something I mentioned on this site as far back as January, and plenty of other bloggers have been on it too. It’s strange that busy people who have to work can find some things about this but professional journalists can’t seem to find anything.

Not To Be Forgotten

We are still in the middle of the umpteenth nauseating shitfit thrown by the Unionist media. They usually throw the toys out of the pram in this manner when somone mildy criticises them for the untrue and vicious invective they throw at the independence movement every day.

One of the actors in this particular chimpanzee-fling is Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton. He is complaining to OfCom about the treatment of a particular “journalist” and how it is all unfair to treat the media in this way.

From how he and others are talking you’d think it was the case that the independence movement, with much less coverage and much less funding, was drowning out a frothing and almost all pervasive unionist media.

If this is the case (and it isn’t), how does this all square with this little message left by the libdems, for journalists who came to their party conference a while back? Furthermore, what does this little lovenote say about the impartiality of the media on the Scottish independence issue?

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