SNP’s Gordon Macdonald branded ‘irresponsible’ for BBC ‘fake news’ jibe

SNP’s Gordon Macdonald branded ‘irresponsible’ for BBC ‘fake news’ jibe
 

An SNP MSP has been labelled “irresponsible” for dismissing BBC Scotland’s flagship current affairs programme as “fake news”,
Gordon MacDonald, who represents Edinburgh Pentlands at Holyrood, was commenting on a BBC article on social media which explained plans to help students identify real news and filter out fake or false information.
The MSP commented “for this to be effective we need a logo to identify ‘fake news’” alongside a brand image of the long-running news programme Reporting Scotland.
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7 December 2017 in Politics, Views: 55
Source: Scotsman
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