Clearly BBC news bosses believe that a few words on a late night current affairs panel discussion merit hours of coverage.
However, last Wednesday evening Channel 4 screened an enormously significant investigation into the shocking treatment of gay people in Russia. You would be right to expect that information to receive at least as much coverage as Philip Hammond's negative views on marriage equality. But you'd be very mistaken, because Liz MacKean's documentary was ignored by the Corporation.
Newsround, the following morning -
Perhaps the BBC didn't fancy licence-payers asking how much of our money is being spent on the Sochi games coverage. Because you can be certain that some of that money is finding its way to help prop up the Putin regime and, in so doing, is helping to brutalise Russia's LGBT population.
Did I mention that the Philip Hammond news was broadcast on 17th May - i.e. International Day Against Homophobia?