YOUR report that the America’s NBC Network recently broadcast from Scotland a live segment of its Today Show, with a Scottish co-host, and featuring deep-fried Mars Bars, whisky cocktails, and the Highland fling (“US morning news... live from Edinburgh”, The Herald, March 15).

With the profile of Scotland rising in today’s world, whatever eventually happens with Brexit and a second independence referendum, is this frivolous Brigadoonery really the sort of image we want to present to other nations?

Graeme Robertson,

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37 Sandyford Park,

Newcastle upon Tyne.