BBC reporter caught red-handed manipulating video in Scottish indy campaign

I had been planning writing my own critique of Nick Robinson & the BBC’s reporting but looks like I don’t need to.

Suffice to say, this issue has prompted me to actually send a complaint to the BBC rather than just shouting at the TV.

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the BBC!)

Even a hardened old cynic like me is a little bit shocked by this.

The BBC’s Political Editor Nick Robinson edited out an answer by Alex Salmond and told viewers the Scottish First Minister didn’t answer his question:

But Mr Salmond did answer the question. Compare Robinson’s version with this unedited footage of what really happened:

There was a time when a clear case of factual manipulation by a BBC reporter like this would have been a sacking matter at the corporation.

No longer it seems.

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About Hugh Wallace

Soldier, sailor, policeman, engineer, scientist, democrat, socialist, environmentalist, advocate of Scottish Independence
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