Gaelic media reports ‘unfair’ says Aberdeen professor

From the BBC, 13 July 2011:

A language professor has said some sections of the Scottish media’s coverage of Gaelic has gone beyond fair comment and good taste.

Prof Kenneth MacKinnon, of the University of Aberdeen, studied newspaper clippings for a year.

He said on occasions reporting on public spending on Gaelic degenerated into inaccuracy, prejudice and mockery.

Prof MacKinnon said organisations set up to promote the language should stand up for Gaelic speakers.

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