The beeb have revealed details on their BBC Scotland coverage of the forthcoming referendum.
“The referendum is a hugely significant political story for Scotland and for the rest of the United Kingdom and we will continue to produce a wide range of relevant programming across television, radio and online.” – John Boothman, BBC Scotland’s Head of News and Current Affairs
In the first of the webcasts Blair Jenkins, chief executive of the Yes Scotland independence campaign, will be interviewed by Douglas Fraser. The webcasts will take place every two weeks and will feature advocates from both sides of the debate as well as from expert analysts of the referendum story.
A series of debates will also be held on Newsnight Scotland, focusing on the referendum as well as a series of reports by Glenn Campbell.
In addition to bespoke programming, BBC Scotland’s news and current affairs teams will continue to provide in-depth coverage of referendum stories as they emerge from Holyrood and Westminster.
“In addition to our rolling news and political coverage we will continue to offer new programmes such as set-piece interviews and debates which will keep our audiences fully engaged with all the issues as we move towards the vote in 2014.” – John Boothman, BBC Scotland’s Head of News and Current Affairs
The webcasts can be viewed on BBC Scotland’s politics website.