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Wings over Scotland

The Rev Stuart Campbell Interview
‘Homesickness’ courtesy Rene Magritte

Among advocates of the restoration of Scotland’s status as an independent nation, as well as a number of dispassionate observers, it is widely held that the first referendum campaign marked a new low for the media in the UK. It’s not so much that their coverage of the campaign was so one-sided. The mainstream print and broadcast media are the voice of the British establishment. They are embedded in the structures of power, privilege and patronage which define the British state. So it was not in the least surprising that they joined with the British political, economic and cultural elites in defending a status quo which serves those vested interests rather well; regardless of whether it serves the people of these islands at all

What rankled with independence supporters and brought disgrace upon the media was, not this entirely anticipated pro-union bias, but the abject failure to conduct even the most cursory examination of the prospectus offered by the UK Government, the British political parties and Better Together/ Project Fear. A prospectus which we now know to have been false in pretty much every regard.

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