'Skintland' magazine has another go at offending readers north of Border
A FEW months ago it aroused the ire of politicians and commentators north of the Border with its "Skintland" cover, a mock map implying that an independent Scotland could not support itself financially.
A FEW months ago it aroused the ire of politicians and commentators north of the Border with its \"Skintland\" cover, a mock map implying that an independent Scotland could not support itself financially.
Above, The Economist used this photo of a 19th-century slum to illustrate its piece, adding to its use of stereotypes with the mention of deep-fried Mars bars, below Main photograph: TR Annan
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First Minister Alex Salmond said The Economist's cover insulted every Scottish community and added: "They shall rue the day they thought they'd have a joke at Scotland's expense."
Now the London-based news magazine has antagonised sentiment in Scotland's largest city with an article on its health record.
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