The media’s reporting of the politic of press regulation shames it. It demonstrates a hypocrisy and abuse of power it would not tolerate in others. With each new editorial it’s credibility and reputation slip further.
Distortions, lies, manipulations – another week in corporate PR, another week with no-one ready to fight back on behalf of the wider population.
It is likely ‘the mainstream’ won’t understand the significance of SCND’s decision to affiliate with Yes Scotland. But they’ll come to understand the consequences of why it happened.
Those who interpret and predict Scottish politics spent last week fussing over a minor bluff while, potentially, the very structural integrity of Scottish politics may have begun to shift
The use of opinion polls by lobby groups is not to gather information but to create false opinions and use those to make politicians think the public is on the side of big money. We need to get wiser about opinion polls or we’re going to start falling for this stuff like they do in the US.