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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?
The second piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
Robert Halfon: Nearly a million white working-class disadvantaged pupils don’t and can’t have white privilege
The term pits one group against another and does more to damage race relations than enhance them.
GB News. Will anti-cancel culture campaigns emerge to cancel the cancel culture campaigns – or try to?
It was interesting to see the positive reaction to the Co-op, which was one of the few companies to stand by its decision to advertise, on social media.
The channel has done well to recruit voices from the podcast market and other unorthodox media channels.
Maya Forstater: One’s sex can’t change. The story of my fight to ensure that this view, held by so many, is judged “worthy of respect”.
The court’s verdict should encourage Johnson to stop the practice of public bodies pledging allegiance to Stonewall.
Heavy-handed state interventions often end up backfiring and curtailing liberty – they’re no substitute for people power.
John Baron: A shortfall in funding threatens the British Council’s future. The Government must protect this crucial institution.
One of the ‘jewels in the crown’ of British soft power is at risk of the biggest set of closures in its 90-year history.
Jason Reed: Obesity rates are at a critical point. But campaigners’ plans to tackle the issue are deeply flawed.
Children’s health is too often weaponised as a justification for pushing through all sorts of unnecessary new punitive taxes and regulations.
The UK competes as itself too rarely to allow the Corporation’s complacency to let Britain down. Time to bring some Olympic focus.
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.
The UK needs stronger national institutions, whether that be Great British Railways or the British Broadcasting Corporation.
I got one message from a Brexiteer artist telling me “it would be career suicide for me to be public about my opinions”.
Ed Vaizey: Government must will the means, as well as the ends, in supporting public service broadcasters
They do vital work that benefits the whole nation, but won’t be able to compete with the Big Tech giants unless ministers take action now.