‘At least 1,000 people have protested outside the BBC’s Glasgow HQ against the broadcaster’s perceived bias in the Scottish independence referendum.
Pro-independence supporters, many of whom were waving the flag of Scotland and holding anti-BBC placards, gathered outside the BBC Scotland building in the Pacific Quay area at around 2pm this afternoon.
The BBC describes a “large crowd” of around 1,000 people outside the building, however STV suggest that the figure is closer to 2,000.
Today’s protests were in part sparked by a report from which Nick Robinson last week, in which the BBC News political editor claimed Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond had avoided answering his question, a line which some felt was misleading.
A large banner at the protest read “Sack Nick ‘The Liar’ Robinson, a totally corrupt journalist, these days typical of the British Biased Corporation.” ‘
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