GB News, free speech and a very polarised nation

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Last month, amid much fanfare, GB News was born. It billed itself as a place where people could say the unsayable. But just weeks after its launch, GB News had taken one of its own presenters off air for taking the knee in solidarity with England’s black football players.

In his only interview about the incident, Guto Harri takes us behind the scenes at GB News. What was it like to be cancelled by the anti "cancel culture" channel? And what does the fallout reveal about divisions in Britain today?

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Guests:

-Guto Harri, broadcaster.

-Chris Curtis, editor-in-chief of Broadcast Magazine.

Host: Manveen Rana.

Clips: GB News.



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