July 24, 2024


Imagination at work

Andrew Neil quits GB News after just eight shows

Insiders explained Mr Neil’s exit from GB Information could pave the way for him to surface as commentator for rival broadcasters. Sources explained he was already booked to surface as a panellist on BBC One’s Dilemma Time on Thursday night time. 

Tom Harrington, an analyst at Enders Investigation, explained he now predicted GB Information to sharpen its focus on correct-leaning journalism in a bid to shore up its audience figures. 

“[The go to the correct] is already happening. The guest they are bringing on air, and the fact Andrew Neil has left is a reaction to that. 

“Right now, there are in all probability twenty,000 or 30,000 men and women watching it, which is nothing at all. That is why they have to go to an excessive to have some sort of affect and proceed to be talked about.

“Because the far more you go into the centre, the far more you arrive up in opposition to the BBC, ITV and Sky Information, which chronicle news and have exceptional manufacturing budgets.”

In an e mail announcing the departure to staff, Mr Frangopoulos explained Mr Neil had signed a multi-yr contract and the organization hoped he would remain for a longer time. 

“Andrew assisted established our tone, our reason, even our start day,” he added. “He has been integral to each important programming and using the services of final decision.”

In its formal statement, GB Information explained: “Andrew is with out doubt a person of the very best journalists and interviewers in this country.

“GB Information many thanks him for his 12 months of leadership, wisdom and guidance and we want him nicely.”