Hardeep Singh Kohli
Analysis: What do revelations about BBC political vetting tell us about press freedom in the UK?
After a report from the BBC itself revealed that political vetting within the corporation went on far longer than previously claimed, how is the UK’s public broadcaster to be judged?
THAT POLITICAL VETTING took place within the BBC was hardly a secret, even prior to a new report from journalist Paul Reynolds last week, which detailed the extent to which potential BBC personnel were judged and often secretly banned based on their supposedly ‘subversive’ affiliations or connections.
WATCH: Tommy Sheppard launch event for depute leader campaign
The race to become Nicola Sturgeon’s deputy is underway
SNP members are invited to join Tommy Sheppard at the media launch of his bid to become Depute Leader of the SNP at the CCA in Glasgow – but don’t worry if you can’t make it you’re not a member because we’ve teamed up with Independence Live to bring you a stream of the event.