A controversial advert on the Glasgow underground system which attacked the Scottish media has been taken down for breaching political neutrality rules.Read the full story here.
Strathclyde Passenger Transport said the advert for the Wings over Scotland website contravened its rules forbidding ads of a political nature and, on Tuesday night, ordered them to be removed by its advertising contractor Primesight.
The site, run from Bath by blogger Stuart Campbell, had bought 41 subway carriage poster sites for an ad claiming there were 37 "national or daily" newspapers in Scotland, with only five Scottish-owned and none of them supporting independence.
Its concluding line read: "Wouldn't you at least like to hear both sides of the story?"
Thursday, 27 March 2014
Interesting tale of censorship and of media ownership issues: