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?
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The channel has done well to recruit voices from the podcast market and other unorthodox media channels.
Jason Reed: Dowden’s latest task? Regulating the internet. Here’s what Australia can teach us about that challenge.
The UK has a lot to learn from the recent regulatory punch-up between Facebook and the Australian government.
Iain Dale: Trump is displaying all the signs of believing his own lies. And he is undermining democracy itself.
The fact, however, that he has won five million more votes than he did in 2016 does tell us that we cannot write him off as an aberration.
Iain Dale: The way the BBC and Sky News behave, you’d think we are the only country in the world with a second wave
Plus: Free school meals, Pointless Celebrities, Bower’s book And: “Did the honourable lady just call me scum?” Your chance to drink to that.
The coronavirus press conferences gave us a glimpse of what a government agenda built around one-upping the evening news will look like.
The Corporation has lost its grip on its Reithian inheritance – which, for all his criticism of the BBC, the former Telegraph editor understands.
Iain Dale: Hancock’s claim that care homes were wrapped in “a bubble of care” has a hollow ring to it
Plus: it was down to earth with a bump for Starmer this week at Prime Minister’s Questions – as he failed to think on his feet.
Iain Dale: Boulton is wrong. I criticise as well as praise the Government – without fear or favour. And here’s evidence.
Plus: Shapps’ presentational success and Hancock’s stuck tests. And: whatever Johnson says on Sunday, he’ll be damned either way.
Both sides must recognise that the Corporation as a whole can be performing well whilst its political coverage alienates Conservatives.
Iain Dale: If the Second World War had been fought in the days of 24 hour news channels, we’d have lost
Plus: My video tour of my bookshelves and why I won’t indulge editors. Three times in the last few days I’ve said no to them.
Needed during the coming weeks: a Government information campaign for older people, their families, employers and businesses.
WATCH: Burgon – Voters concerned about Corbyn were just “repeating headlines from the Sun and the Daily Mail”
The Shadow Justice Secretary – and would-be Labour Deputy Leader – argues voters were convinced by “completely untrue” claims about racism and terrorist links.
Today’s choice is between Marxist extremists and a Conservative Government different from its predecessors only in that it wants to leave the European Union.
I’ve been nervous after last time – but here goes. Plus: Farage is having a dreadful campaign. And why election night TV will never be the same again.