Alastair Brian is The Ferret’s fact-check lead who heads Ferret Fact Service and runs fact-checking workshops across the country.

He has previously been a reporter for STV News, ITV Border and BBC Scotland across features, news and politics.

Alastair graduated in MA Multimedia Journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2013, and has a BA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Aberdeen.

Alastair Brian

Basic information

Alastair Brian
Fact-check lead
United Kingdom

Supported projects

Europe's Seas in Danger

  • Environment
  • Fishing industry

EDINBURGH - Europe’s marine environment faces a plethora of severe threats. What are the key species in decline, and which interest groups are lobbying against marine protection laws? This investigation looks into Europe’s interconnected marine systems, and how they can be preserved.