Regular readers will know all about the Welsh Connection where a comparison with BBC Wales reporting reveals them be sort of professional, rarely mentioning and blaming government ministers for failures in public services managed by independent boards, or giving a platform for all the opposition parties to then blame them.
The report above, unusually, does allow one business leader, one pub owner and one theatre director to be be concerned about vaccine passport rules. The language is one of fear of what may happen but no loathing expressed of this making tough decisions. The business leader does get to say ‘it must be avoided as case numbers are falling’ but none get excited and accuse or associate with an image, any Welsh minister of anything, in the manner frequent at BBC Scotland:
They have a particular fondness for blaming women ministers:
It’s not just the contrast with BBC Wales, BBC England operates differently too when comes to blaming or not blaming ministers:
Of course, careful not to appear racist or Islamophobic, Humza Yousaf escapes BBC Scotland demonising but the Herald seems less worried: