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New Alternative News Channel "GB News" chaired by Andrew Neil launching

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    Registered Users Posts: 10,436 ✭✭✭✭ MisterAnarchy


    Interesting development this, there had been rumours for the last few months.

    Andrew Neil has left the BBC to launch a 24-hour news channel to rival BBC and Sky.
    GB News will launch early next year – under the chairmanship of Andrew Neil, who will be its flagship presenter.
    GB News is aimed at the vast number of British people who feel underserved and unheard by their media.

    Its being backed by Discovery and Rupert Murdoch .

    https://deadline.com/2020/09/gb-news...il-1234585344/

    This should be a welcome addition to counter the far left /woke media so prevalent now.


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    The BBC are only a few decisions away from real trouble if they are not already there...woke/SJW/Feminism rots everything it touches.


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    The DUP won't like that. GB News throwing Northern Ireland under the bus.

    Sounds like a poor man's Fox News.


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    Another far right outlet parroting white victimhood and ethnic nationalism. Joy.


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    Another far right outlet parroting white victimhood and ethnic nationalism. Joy.

    Another?

    Far right?

    White victimhood?

    What the f##k is Ethnic Journalism?


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    Sources have described the new 24-hour station, from early next year, on Freeview, as an antidote to the “woke, wet” BBC's


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    Not too surprising, really. The UK has been going down the road of Alternative facts for some time and Brexit just highlighted the whole thing. There's clearly a viable market now comprised of the stupid that's worth tapping into. From Murdoch's point of view, he's going to want people to think that the shítshow that will be Brexit is all going swimmingly or that those lazy, scrounging blacks are tooking everyone's jerbs.


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    Not too surprising, really. The UK has been going down the road of Alternative facts for some time and Brexit just highlighted the whole thing. There's clearly a viable market now comprised of the stupid that's worth tapping into. From Murdoch's point of view, he's going to want people to think that the shítshow that will be Brexit is all going swimmingly or that those lazy, scrounging blacks are tooking everyone's jerbs.

    People have a different view of the world...that is all, it's nothing to be afraid of!!!


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    OFCOM will see this doesn't become a witless clone of Fox News - they've closed Press TV, curtailed the excesses of RT and also intervened against the Chinese lads.


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    OFCOM will see this doesn't become a witless clone of Fox News - they've closed Press TV, curtailed the excesses of RT and also intervened against the Chinese lads.

    Not under this regime.

    New world.

    Another in a lineage of far right representation in the UK media. The right wing in this thread are well represented across the spectrum which is absolute at odds with whinging they go on about not being heard. Flakes...


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    Andrew Neil, the Brexit pushing, Brittania is great, Climate change denying, HIV/AIDS denying,
    Iraq war and Afghan war intervention supporting Scion of British political commentary.
    The same Andrew Neil who also has a lovely home in France...

    Pontificating to the Great British public on Brexit and having his EU bolt hole sorted?
    Many of the viewers of GB news, won't see the issues with that.


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    OFCOM will see this doesn't become a witless clone of Fox News - they've closed Press TV, curtailed the excesses of RT and also intervened against the Chinese lads.

    OFCOM would be a government appointed body with government direction.
    The current government in UK wouldn't see too much wrong with some right leaning news coverage.


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    Neill is a Self hating North Brit, can't wait for Scottish Independence.


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    listermint wrote: »
    Not under this regime.

    New world.

    Another in a lineage of far right representation in the UK media. The right wing in this thread are well represented across the spectrum which is absolute at odds with whinging they go on about not being heard. Flakes...

    What far right representation is there in UK media? And no the Sun isn't far right unless your far left


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    It's needed on UKTV. Sky News used to be a good counter to BBC but has gone to the dogs in recent years and especially since Comcast took over.

    I hope it obliterates Sky News. They were huge into cancel culture before it got itself a title.


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    Sky News just grew up that's all.


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    What far right representation is there in UK media? And no the Sun isn't far right unless your far left

    Everyone thats not a woke far left liberal is far right it seems.

    Anything that brings competition is good and I for one will be glad of a channel with a non PC, non woke , non condescending agenda.


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    Everyone thats not a woke far left liberal is far right it seems.

    Anything that brings competition is good and I for one will be glad of a channel with a non-PC, non-woke agenda.

    Liberals have a sense of humour and an open mind...this culture isn't liberal nor are these people.


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    Liberals have a sense of humour and an open mind...this culture isn't liberal nor are these people.

    The SJWs are as liberal and humourous as the Spanish Inquisition. They have all the same characteristics except burning at the stake. At least not yet.


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    I think this could be good. Andrew Neil is pretty even-handed. Despite being right-wing himself, he famously handed Ben Shapiro’s arse to him. He’s an equal opportunities hard arse. No harm having another news outlet.


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    Brilliant news. Long overdue.

    I'm sure Channel 4, BBC and Sky are trilled by this news.


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    For me, it's NHK News Channel.


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    I remember seeing a Youtube clip of the BBC Daily Politics interview that Andrew Neil a few years ago did with Alex Jones of Infowars.

    When Neil heard of the things from Alex Jones had his huge rant about immigration & Islam being a huge problem and the role of the mainstream media particularly with the BBC in the UK; Neil tended to blatantly ignore those statements from Jones instantly. Neil wasn't too kind to Jones either when the programme was finished.

    Now that Andrew Neil is going to be the star of GB News, as soon as he leaves the BBC after the US Presidential Election coverage in November, I would find it quite bizzare, in these crazy times, that he could just glaringly accept to hear more opinions being said from people who follow far-right politics when it is the main show of the day coming from the likes of the Trump crew & when talking about other things like Brexit affecting the UK.

    Now when he is doing a news programme on this new news channel; can he be told by the channels management team straight off the bat that he can just accept lots of far right opinions coming in from various people within that political sphere as he tries to adhere to the strict news broadcasting requirements from Ofcom in the UK? I know that Ofcom has had a lot of recent influence from the Tories in making the rules more strict for the BBC & the like. However; it wasn't being too kind to the likes of RT who had been ruled to have broken the terms of their UK Broadcasting licence on lots of occasions.


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    What far right representation is there in UK media? And no the Sun isn't far right unless your far left

    The telegraph for starters .


    Sure look whinge away. But note whining exposes your far right beliefs . Not something to be proud of. This isnt traditional conservatism. It's a warped liberalism where you believe making the lives of the ultra rich easier will somehow make yours easier.


    Lol.


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    I think this could be good. Andrew Neil is pretty even-handed. Despite being right-wing himself, he famously handed Ben Shapiro’s arse to him. He’s an equal opportunities hard arse. No harm having another news outlet.

    He's not remotely even handed. You haven't been following along. He's selective. Very much so


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    Another far right outlet .

    far right opinions coming in from various people within that
    listermint wrote: »
    The telegraph for starters .


    But note whining exposes your far right beliefs


    Everything I don't like is far right. The fact that you people think that Andrew Neil of all people has anything to do with the far right is ridiculous.


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    TomTomTim wrote: »
    Everything I don't like is far right. The fact that you people think that Andrew Neil of all people has anything to do with the far right is ridiculous.

    Who's you people.

    Andrew Neil bought and paid for by the Barclay brothers as editor in chief of the spectator. It feels like you know very little about him.


    In his time as editor of the Sunday Times in 1992, he hired Britain’s foremost Holocaust denier, Nazi apologist David Irving, to work on the Goebbels diaries

    Neil made a speech in homage to rightwing radical Friedrich Hayek, in which he called for a “radical programme to liberalise the British economy. Pure middle of the road stuff I'm sure your agree.

    During last year’s general election, he presented the Daily Politics wearing a tie emblazoned with the logo of the hardcore neoliberal Adam Smith Institute.

    When he was Sunday Times editor, his newspaper ran a series of articles arguing that HIV did not cause Aids.



    I mean you may think he's a conservative mouthpiece. I'd argue he's, not he's a libertarian who moves in libertarians circles. It's money men. It's amusing that people want to affiliate with this sort of thinking when you'll never ever be a part of it . Right cap doffing stuff. These people don't and won't ever represent you.


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    listermint wrote: »
    The telegraph for starters .


    Sure look whinge away. But note whining exposes your far right beliefs . Not something to be proud of. This isnt traditional conservatism. It's a warped liberalism where you believe making the lives of the ultra rich easier will somehow make yours easier.


    Lol.

    I don't think they're all that bothered about making their own lives easier. While the moneymen behind this new Fox News will earn off it, all the viewers seem to care about is feeling like their whining, bigotry and victimhood complexes are justified. If they get that then they don't care if their bottom lines get better or not.


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    Everyone thats not a woke far left liberal is far right it seems.

    /QUOTE]

    Anything that is not hard right conservative is far left communist it seems


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    Another far right outlet parroting white victimhood and ethnic nationalism. Joy.
    Far right? LOL get over yourself, by far right i presume you mean anyone to the right of Mao Zedong. What's wrong with a little balance? Virtually all mainstream media in the Anglosphere is decidedly left wing progressive.


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    On a lighter note, published in Private Eye some years ago - perhaps his co-presenter? (Doubtful)

    andrew-neil.jpg


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