McBLOG: When the news media ‘campaigns’ rather than ‘reports’

By March 13, 2023 Recent News

Another shocking report-card for the mainstream media, however they seem to have got worse!

In an excellent presentation from new website, Aaron Ironside – an experienced broadcaster – shares his experience of being a spokesperson for the No side during the 2020 cannabis referendum debate. He expected the news media to report both sides of the debate evenly and let the public make up their minds. What he experienced was the complete opposite. It’s a fascinating insight as to what happened during the lead-up to the Referendum.