Category Archives: Newsnight Scotland

Don’t boycott male only panels – complain about them

The Burd has posted about continuing, ignominious gender fail at the BBC. The culprit this time is Newsnight Scotland, affectionately tagged #newsnicht on Twitter – again. Female panellists are as rare as hens’ teeth on that programme, a source of … Continue reading

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Tory MP Peter Bone says Liberal Democrats taint the Tory brand

Tory MP Peter Bone is a bit of a maverick. Fiercely Euro-sceptic, he asked David Cameron, on behalf of his wife, in June for an assurance that we’d never bail out any of these European types.  The Independent says he described … Continue reading

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>When scrutiny becomes rudeness: Tavish Scott rises above Gordon Brewer’s boorish behaviour #sp11

>I am feeling very, very proud of Tavish Scott this morning.  I have just watched his Newsnight Scotland interview with Gordon Brewer which took place on Tuesday night and I was so impressed that he managed to stay calm, cool … Continue reading

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