In Labour-run Wales, BBC Wales gets with the project. Encouraging citizens with tales of success.
Back in Scotland, BBC Scotland always has a different take.
In February as Scotland followed JCVI guidelines to vaccinate all of the most vulnerable and saved many lives in care homes, BBC Scotland found these stories to NOT boost the viewer:
That same month, 9th February, BBC Reporting Scotland grudgingly suggested some recovery for Scotland and that we were doing roughly the same as England:
Roughly? The data on the same day:
They missed these opportunities to encourage that BBC Wales might have loved:
In June, only Wales, Israel, UAE, Mongolia and Scotland have now administered more than 100 vaccines for every 100 people.
Also, in June, some months after Reporting Scotland was delighting in fabricating the idea that Scotland was lagging behind the rest of the UK as we, of course, followed JCVI guidelines to protect the vulnerable rather than rack up as many easy jags as possible. We’ve been ahead of England and Northern Ireland since early April and closing the gap on Wales, on both jags. Coverage? None of course.
BBC Wales has long been a benchmark with which to measure BBC Scotland’s relative levels of bias. The archived evidence is here: