‘It was my error’: Sky News boss gave Cottrell interview the go-ahead

Andrew Bolt tells us their ratings are HUGE off a small base. Reality Bytes (ODT)

“This could easily happen at any time,” one Sky insider said. “We’ve got hosts who aren’t journalists and people are just trying to get the programs to air. There’s no time to have a think about whether this is a good guest or not.”

Outside the Sky News studios, there is a view management manufactures outrage in a bid to grow the 24-hour channel’s relatively small audience. But staff say this isn’t the case.

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