GB News vs TalkTV: Andrew Neil bows out while Piers Morgan strides in | The Leader podcast

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Piers Morgan (Jonathan Brady/PA) (PA Wire)
Piers Morgan (Jonathan Brady/PA) (PA Wire)

One hasn’t even launched, the other appears to be struggling to get off the ground but a new TV rivalry is beginning that could change the face of broadcasting in the UK.

GB News has just lost its Chairman and lead presenter Andrew Neil, who now admits he quit because he was in "a minority of one" over the direction of the channel which critics say is becoming more right wing.

That’s come in the week that Piers Morgan announced he’s joining Rupert Murdoch’s TalkTV which is due to launch next year.

We speak to media commentator Ian Burrell who tells us the two newsrooms may be battling over an audience that doesn’t exist.

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