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Scottish Independence and Scotland's Future
Electric Scotland Choice of News Sources


I see TV news anywhere in the world as being very biased and so I usually do not watch TV News to get news on what is going on.  In fact these so called news channels are so biased that a lot of them totally ignore some meaningful news where the local viewers should be rightfully proud of what is going on but due to biased reporting is not even reported. 

Take for example the recent breakthrough in Israel with the UAE and Bahrain which was led by the USA.  Rightfully hailed as a major breakthrough by the Trump administration it was not even covered by CNN.  You simply can't accept CNN as a genuine news channel any longer.  Even the old owner of CNN when asked where he was watching news actually said the BBC.

I am also concerned about pay walls on various news web sites and so don't usually use them for sources as I am not going to link to material that possibly can't be read by my visitors.  So that is why I don't often link to a Scotsman article or Telegraph or Times articles.

If you are looking for pro Brexit and Trump stories then the Daily Express site is a good one but it is very biased and their headlines don't even make sense when you actually read the articles.

I will link to an occasional story from the Daily Record for purely Scottish content.

I see in the New Year the Spectator will be launching a new news channel and having watched some of their reporting on YouTube I am hopeful this will become a trusted source in the future.

Pretty well all Scottish Newspapers are left wing and support the SNP which means that the Scottish people are getting biased reporting and so can't be trusted in getting to the facts.

That said I do enjoy a read of the Sunday Post from the DC Thomson stable.

So given my issues with TV News and newspapers I have started to rely on other sources to get my news and the sources I now mostly use are:

Jeff Taylor
This is a daily vlog on YouTube which has around 100k subscribers. Most of his videos are less than 10 minutes and he produces ones most days on topics to do with Brexit.
CapX
CapX brings you the best writing on politics, economics, technology and ideas. In a world thatís changing faster than ever, CapX is here to help. They bring you the arguments that matter, from their own writers and across the web.
Sceptical Scot
These pages are for all who care about Scotlandís future, regardless of how they vote: for party, independence/union, EU/Brexit.
Think Scotland
Established as a virtual think tank in 2006 by Scottish entrepreneur Robert Kilgour to encourage greater discussion in Scotland about economic, social and constitutional policies Ė from the perspective of mainly Scottish Conservative authors.
Chokka Blog
Thinking allowed: musings on business, the economy and Scottish politics  I particularly trust his financial analysis on the finances of Scotland.
BBC Scotland
They are very biased against both Brexit and Trump but they can carry some quality articles on other topics.


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