Something Fishy in the Scottish Polls

16 Sep

Emerald News Network

There are two full days remaining before polls open over Scotland in a referendum that will determine whether Scotland, after 307 years of London rule, will remain with or leave the United Kingdom. Over the weekend the British state broadcaster, the BBC, highlighted the rather dubious, and embarrassingly anachronistic, support for the Better Together pro-Union campaign offered by the intensely sectarian Orange Order in its parade through the streets of Edinburgh. Yet on the other side of Scotland, in Glasgow, tens of thousands of Yes supporters crowded the streets in celebration of their anticipated referendum victory on Thursday, and not a single mention was made of it by the BBC. Over the latter stages of the campaign the BBC have been found to remove Yes supporters from the background of its ‘special reports’ and Photoshop ‘No’ signs where there were none. Under increasing pressure from the people of Scotland, and…

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2 Responses to “Something Fishy in the Scottish Polls”

  1. Hack Journalist September 16, 2014 at 12:10 am #

    Thank you for the share. It is much appreciated.

    • chunkyfunkymunky September 16, 2014 at 12:25 am #

      My pleasure. don’t know if anybody will see it here but put it on twitter and all over a variety of yes FB pages.excellent piece of work, deserves to be read by a wide audience. thank you Nx

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