James Aitken: Time for a Scotland-wide Channel 3 licence

LAST week, just after News at Ten on Thursday, television viewers watching ITV Border were treated to a screening of an episode of the new sitcom, Vicious.

At exactly the same time, those tuned in to ITV across the rest of Scotland were watching a special edition of STV’s Scotland Tonight, featuring the first in its series of big referendum debates between Deputy First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, and Scottish Secretary, Michael Moore.

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