GB News

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GB News
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
SloganBritain's news channel
HeadquartersLondon, England, UK
OwnerAll Perspectives Ltd.
Key peopleAndrew Neil (Chairman)
Angelos Frangopoulos (CEO)
Launched13 June 2021; 3 months ago (2021-06-13)
FounderAndrew Cole
Mark Schneider
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata
FreeviewChannel 236
FreesatChannel 216
YouViewChannel 236

GB News is a British free news television channel. It started on 13 June 2021 on Freeview, Sky, YouView, Freesat and Virgin Media.[1] Its chairman is Andrew Neil, who used to work for the BBC. The Financial Times said it would be "right-leaning".[2] The Guardian and City A.M. said it would be like the American news television channel Fox News.[3][4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Andrew Neil announces 24 hour GB News channel to rival BBC and Sky". ITV News. 25 September 2020.
  2. Barker, Alex (25 September 2020). "Andrew Neil to lead new right-leaning UK TV news channel". Financial Times. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  3. Wilson, Eliot (2 October 2020). "Andrew Neil's GB News will test whether there is appetite for a Fox News-style news channel in the UK". City AM. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  4. Waterson, Jim (29 August 2020). "Rivals plan Fox News-style opinionated TV station in UK". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 Tobitt, Charlotte (12 March 2021). "What is GB News? In-depth briefing about Andrew Neil's new channel". Press Gazette. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  6. GB News [@GBNEWS] (12 March 2021). "Award winning journalist, broadcaster and author @LiamHalligan is joining GB News" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  7. GB News [@GBNEWS] (5 March 2021). "Our journalism team is growing! GB News welcomes Alex Phillips @ThatAlexWoman to our on-air team and @MitchellCMM as an executive producer" (Tweet) – via Twitter.