Tory farmer who featured in SNP party broadcast wins OFCOM complaint



BBC Scotland has been rapped by broadcasting watchdogs after it screened an SNP party political broadcast in which a Tory supporting farmer appeared without his knowledge.
John Shedden said he agreed to take part in a ‘government public information film’ but was left furious after the footage promoted the Nationalists.
Mr Shedden, who farms at East Garleton Farm near Haddington, East Lothian, complained as he claimed he was duped into appearing in the SNP broadcast aired by BBC Scotland on October 12 last year.
Regulator Ofcom has now upheld a ‘fairness and privacy’ complaint about the... read more

 
19 June 2017 in Politics, Views: 48
Source: Scotsman
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