Is Ofcom on collision course with GB News?

UK broadcast regulator launches yet another probe into right-leaning channel over impartiality and bias

Rishi Sunak
The PM's appearance on GB News's 'People's Forum' Q&A session was accused of breaching broadcasting guidelines
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Ofcom is investigating the prime minister's controversial appearance on a GB News Q&A show, highlighting the media watchdog's ongoing battle to regulate the right-wing TV channel. 

"People's Forum: the Prime Minister", which aired on 12 February, resulted in more than 500 complaints related to bias being sent to Ofcom. Rishi Sunak took questions from 100 undecided voters, and presenter Stephen Dixon said the questions had not been seen in advance by the PM or by GB News. 

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