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Scottish independence: Large crowds protest against perceived BBC and Nick Robinson bias

‘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.” ‘

BBC

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