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Former UK Prime Minster, Boris Johnson joins GB News

Former UK Prime Minster Boris Johnson is to join GB News as a host and producer. The channel said Johnson will play a key role in its coverage of both the UK general election and the US elections next year. The controversial broadcaster launched in 2021 and has been at the centre of number of […]

GB News in breach of Ofcom’s impartiality rules over small boats discussion

GB News is once again in breach of Ofcom’s impartiality rules, following an interview with Martin Daubney and Reform Party leader, Richard Tice on UK’s small boats controversy. Laurence Fox’s weekly topical debate show which aired on GB News on June 16, was hosted by the former Brexit Party MEP and former deputy leader of […]

Ofcom to probe GB News over Laurence Fox controversy

UK media regulator Ofcom has launched an investigation into controversial news channel GB News’ show Dan Wootton Tonight, an episode of which featured a contribution from another GB News presenter, Laurence Fox, that has been widely condemned. Fox insulted journalist Ava Evans on the Tuesday night episode of the show, asking what “self-respecting man” would […]

GB News in breach of Ofcom’s impartiality rules over interview with Chancellor

UK media regulator Ofcom has found controversial UK broadcaster GB News in breach of its impartiality rules following an interview with Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt MP on Saturday Morning with Esther and Phil, aired earlier this year. On March 11, the weekly talk show fronted by Conservative MPs Esther McVey and Philip Davies featured […]

Ofcom opens four new investigations into GB News

UK media watchdog Ofcom has opened four new investigations into right-wing news channel GB News’s compliance with its due impartiality rules. The first investigation concerns an episode of Friday Morning with Esther and Phil, which aired on 12 May. During the programme, there was discussion about a range of issues including relating to a teenager who was being […]

Ofcom launches investigation into GB News ‘Don’t Kill Cash’ campaign

UK broadcasting watchdog Ofcom has opened an investigation into GB News following a complaint relating to its recently launched ‘Don’t Kill Cash’ campaign. The controversial broadcaster launched the ‘GB News Don’t Kill Cash’ petition which has requested the UK government introduces legislation to “protect the status of cash as legal tender and as a widely […]

UKs Ofcom probes right-wing news channels for possible rule breaches

UK media regulator Ofcom has opened two separate broadcast standards probes into programmes aired on controversial opinion-centred news channels GB News and News UK-owned rival Talk TV. The first probe into a State of the Nation episode on GB News on May 9 will look at whether programed complied with rules which prevent politicians from […]

Ofcom orders meeting with GB News following second broadcasting code breach

UK media regulator Ofcom has ordered a meeting with the right-wing news channel GB News following a breach of its broadcasting code on the Mark Steyn programme. The watchdog found comments made during an interview with Naomi Wolf about the Covid-19 vaccine was in violation of its broadcasting rules, including that its rollout amounted to a“mass […]

Ofcom finds GB News COVID-19 coverage in breach of broadcasting code

UK media regulator Ofcom has found the Mark Steyn programme, which aired on controversial right-wing news channel GB News on April 21, in breach of our broadcasting rules over its coverage of COVID-19 vaccination. Ofcom said that broadcasters are free to  transmit programmes which may be considered controversial and challenging, or which question statistics or other evidence produced […]

GB News appoints Geoff Marsh as digital boss

Conservative newscaster GB News has announced the appointment of Geoff Marsh as its chief digital officer. The exec joins from Reach PLC, where oversaw Daily Express online and launched a number of digital titles including,, and  At GB News, the exec will lead the company’s investment in digital journalism and distribution across […]