Bias by omission can be as effective as the distortions in that which is reported
Today, in the Record, we read:
English families are being asked to travel to Scotland to get a PCR test as shortages continue to hit the country amid a spike in coronavirus cases.
One woman from Kirklees in West Yorkshire, who asked not to be named, told Yorkshire Live about her own fears and said:
“My family are currently trying to get PCR tests as (we) have covid symptoms and the nearest place to get a PCR test is in Scotland.
Yorkshire Live also tried to access a PCR test and were also told Scotland was the nearest place to get them.https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/people-being-forced-travel-scotland-25814964
BBC Scotland is not covering this story.
In January 2021, they missed this too:
Coronavirus patients needing urgent medical treatment in northern England are being sent to Scotland as an increasing number of hospitals now face being overwhelmed. Patients in Cumbria who would normally be taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle have instead been dispatched across the border to Dumfries, The Independent has learnt. The move came after the hospital triggered the highest Opel (operational pressures escalation level) alert, essentially an admission of being “unable to deliver comprehensive care”.
But, Scots travelling to England for health services is another thing for BBC Scotland. They love it: