With Neil gone and other veteran journalists reportedly unhappy, ‘Britain’s news channel’ looks less and less like a news channel.
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Tim Montgomerie: Don’t write off GB News. The channel’s naysayers should put their champagne back in the fridge.
Plus: my interview with Richard Tice. Can he keep the Conservative Party honest?
The latest entrant in the British media landscape has got off to a very rocky start. Can the UK’s news-light news channel find its feet?
A brief apology doesn’t justify him remaining in post. It’s now up to him to do so live. This is one for Andrew Neil, assuming he’s available.
The problem is that spiralling spending demands quickly use up the options which voters don’t notice. Eventually you need other big sources of revenue,
I was very much the junior partner in the team that launched 18 Doughty Street in 2006. Here’s what we tried to do, and this new enterprise should do.
The channel has done well to recruit voices from the podcast market and other unorthodox media channels.
Ryan Bourne: GB News will offer viewers a new choice – within the rules. Which is precisely why the left fears it.
The new channel’s critics don’t understand the difference between impartiality, which is required, and bias, which is not.
Iain Dale: Biden seems to forget his Defense Secretary’s name, and the media says nothing. Imagine if it had happened to Trump.
Plus: Piers Morgan wasn’t ‘cancelled’. And: We need a conversation on women’s safety.
Dacre has said that he “would die in a ditch defending it as a great civilising force”, and Moore grasps the Corporation’s original Reithian mission.
The Corporation has lost its grip on its Reithian inheritance – which, for all his criticism of the BBC, the former Telegraph editor understands.
Plus: Why the BBC must keep Neil. Why I’m leaving Lloyds. And: three hours with the LibDem leadership candidates.
Its decentralised hierarchy means there’s no obvious leader to engage with politicians and TV producers.
The BBC and politics. Maitlis’ Cummings intro was out of order. And so too, in its time, was Neil’s denunciation of ISIS.
As one side becomes more sensitive to perceived breaches of neutrality, the other becomes less willing or able to accept when it has erred.
Four in five of our party member respondents say yes. Hunt is top choice to come in from outside – but there’s no strong support for any non-member.