People Of Influence – Sarah Smith – BBC Presenter – Arrived in Scotland Quietly – Grew Fast and Strong – Then Crowded Everyone Else Out of The Nest- Is There Nothing We Can Do?

    Sarah Smith     An Introduction A few months before the start of the 2014 Scottish referendum campaign the BBC decided to clear out a number of Scottish based presenters replacing them with  reliable Unionists. Broadcaster Sarah Smith, the daughter of the late Labour leader, John Smith who fitted the profile perfectly, wasContinue reading “People Of Influence – Sarah Smith – BBC Presenter – Arrived in Scotland Quietly – Grew Fast and Strong – Then Crowded Everyone Else Out of The Nest- Is There Nothing We Can Do?”

People Of Influence Whom You Hardly Know – John McCormick – Independent Electoral Commission

  BBC Scotland Controller – John McCormick In the late 1990s, a “Scottish Six news” commanded cross party support from the then controller of BBC Scotland John McCormick. But the BBC said it was “not minded” to listen because such a move would be “bad for the UK”. The Scottish Liberal Democrats called it aContinue reading “People Of Influence Whom You Hardly Know – John McCormick – Independent Electoral Commission”