Scottish Independence and the “Freeman Movement”

Hi Guys (and Gals)! Derek McLean here, reporting as ever for independencelive.net! You may or may not have heard of “The Freeman movement”. It’s something that I’ve had a passing interest in, but only today has it become relevant. Let me explain. Since the referendum has been and gone, apart from the disappointment we have […]

BBC News favoured the No Campaign by a ratio of more than 2 to 1

BBC News favours the No Campaign by a ratio of more than 2 to 1 By Professor John Robertson (12/09/2014) Last night (Thursday 11th September) I watched BBC 1’s coverage of the events around the visit to Scotland of the three Westminster leaders and the press conference with First Minister, Alex Salmond. As the thirty-minute […]

The Scotsman’s Trolls Savage the Professor

The Scotsman’s Trolls Savage the Professor In January, Doctor Robertson of the University of the Best of Scotland, published research on TV News coverage of the Scottish Referendum debate. It showed bias against the Yes campaign. The BBC responded quickly to rubbish the research and report the researcher to his boss, the Principal. None of […]

The BBC’s Even Hand? One Egg-thrower and a Many Fascists Charge

Thanks to Professor John Robertson of the University of the West of Scotland for contributing this article. The BBC’s Even Hand? One Egg-thrower and a Many Fascists Charge. BBC Scotland Monitor: Report 21/9/14 Reporting Scotland 19th September 2014: The George Square ‘Scuffles’ Remember the egg-thrower? Remember, the ‘vile’ Yes supporter who egged one BT speaker […]