Quite a few readers disagree with me on this. To my mind, no media outlet owned by a corporation can ever be trusted to tell the truth about radical constitutional change, which corporations, by their nature, dislike.

Here are some earlier signs:

Today’s story is, however, only the latest in signs of their own unconvincing performance. See these:

The limited commitment of the National: https://talkingupscotlandtwo.com/2020/04/12/the-limited-commitment-of-the-national/

The National and a Dundee prof’s dodgy statistics feed the Unionist press, Boris rants and that AngusTory MP on QT last night:  https://talkingupscotlandtwo.com/2019/11/08/the-national-and-a-dundee-profs-dodgy-statistics-feed-the-unionist-press-boris-rants-and-that-dundee-tory-mp-on-qt-last-night/

Should the National have denied the BMA the chance to spread anxiety about NHS Scotland?

Scotsman, Herald and National (!) contradicted as evidence shows Scottish Ambulance Service in ‘excellent condition’

EIS survey on Scottish teacher stress is stupidly covered in National then disappears before leading academic can mark it its ‘methods.’

Both BBC Scotland and the ‘pro-Independence’ Sunday National use unpublished or unreliable evidence to accuse Scottish schools of ‘unlawful’ actions