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In a spin over slagging match; Leaders Debate, BBC One, Sunday / Scotland Debates, stv, Tuesday.

Byline: Paul English

THE two leading Scots broadcasters brought our four leading political parties together this week - and I'm still in a spin.

BBC man Glenn Campbell tried to turn The Leaders' Debate into an episode of Jerry Springer, telling Alex Salmond to "look at" Jack McConnell when he was slagging him off on Sunday.

Annabel Goldie? Talk to the hand ... etc.

Sadly, no-one threw furniture.

Meanwhile, stv's Michael Crow (Scotland Debates) set a new record on Tuesday night - 90 minutes of TV without letting anyone finish a sentence.

Not that Nicol Stephen ever does, really.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:May 3, 2007
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