Referendum 2014
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The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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A pro journalism tip

A pro journalism tip | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
As people who commission opinion polls occasionally, a thing that puzzles us is why other people who do it ask questions and then don't talk about the results. Some polls are done with the intentio...
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Referendum: Charles Kennedy says No campaign must be 'more positive'

Referendum: Charles Kennedy says No campaign must be 'more positive' | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Former Liberal Democrat leader wants 'a more coherent blueprint' in the event of a No vote.
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If the No campaign had anything positive to say they would have said it by now.

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Wings Over Scotland | And finally #3

Wings Over Scotland | And finally #3 | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

There wouldn’t be many people left in the No campaign if these were the rules.

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Better Together negativity could backfire Alistair Darling warned

Better Together negativity could backfire Alistair Darling warned | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Scottish News, News Scotland - Politics, Economy, Culture and intelligent opinion | Newsnet Scotland, uniquely Scottish...
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Here comes the love injection

Here comes the love injection | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Supporters of independence are enjoying an unusual feeling this morning - enjoying an issue of the Daily Mail. A screaming front-page headline warns of a "CRISIS" in the No campaign, and a double-p...
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Sign for Scotland: Nobody Wants You (so please stay with us!)

Sign for Scotland: Nobody Wants You (so please stay with us!) | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

The phrase ‘too small, too poor, too stupid’ has been used to describe the principle arguments against Scottish Independence.  I feel that it this is too simple.  There is also ‘[name] is bad and supports independence, thus independence is bad’ (also known as ‘Salmond ate my hamster’), ‘Everyone is so jealous of Britain’ (also known as ‘Empire was a great thing’) and ‘there’s too much uncertainty’ (also known as ‘we don’t want to acknowledge anything positive about independence’).

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Patsy versus Ryan

Patsy versus Ryan | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Sometimes you’ve got to hand it to the No people. Despite getting a bad press for relentlessly flooding their media with scare stories (today we hear the price of energy [...]
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