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scottishtv1,569 posts since 6 Nov 2001
STV Central Reporting Scotland
I know we're a proud nation here in Scotland. Well done to my fellow countrymen, but this outpouring about "the Scottish contingent within Team GB"*finally* winning some medals does feel very parochial of Reporting Scotland on the Breakfast bulletins. In just a couple of minutes "the Scots within Team GB" were mentioned four or five times.

It's coming across as a total inferiority complex - in the reporting, I should add, not the Olympians themselves. Maybe it's a just a sigh of relief from BBC Scotland because they sent their own man out there to report on "the Scots".
p_c_u_k1,842 posts since 27 Mar 2004
I kinda get what you mean, but it's Reporting Scotland, and the network programming has already covered in comprehensive depth all the UK athletes winning medals, so I'm not sure what else they're supposed to do.

Beyond that, local news on breakfast TV is normally hugely underfunded and press release city, so if they've got some live output to use instead I'd rather see that.
scottishtv1,569 posts since 6 Nov 2001
STV Central Reporting Scotland
Fair point, and I suppose it's no worse than "Scottish businessman travelled through terror-struck airport two weeks before attack", or "Plane crash victim once visited Scotland in 1984" which has about the same level of cringe factor,

Still, must be weird for Andy Murray having Kheredine Idessane follow him wherever he goes.
Critique2,961 posts since 9 Aug 2009
Anglia (East) Look East
I noticed the other day that Politics Scotland has a new look (which I think must have happened fairly recently), after many a year using graphics aligned to (I think), the titles etc that the Daily Politics used a fair few moons ago! It now has a unique look that is quite nice, apart from the use of a serify font on the endboard of the titles, despite looking very modern everywhere else. I could be wrong, but I think there may be some new David Lowe music in there too - it has hints of being BBC News music, although is fairly unique.
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Brekkie28,053 posts since 4 Jan 2003
HTV Wales Wales Today
Just highlights that the nations and regions can do something a bit more interesting when given the licence to go beyond a generic look. There was nothing particularly original or creative in the titles but they looked modern and crisp compared to the standard package - well until the endcap formation which was budget in more ways than one.
Shouldn't that have been posted in the "John Logie Baird has Invented Television" thread?