FoxNews has admitted that it used 'poor judgement' when it demanded that YouTube remove its interview with Bill Clinton.

The interview, originally broadcast on the FoxNews channel, showed former President Clinton becoming antagonised by what he perceived as a biased line of questioning from FoxNews journalist Chris Wallace.

FoxNews drew heavy criticism after claiming the interview had been submitted without its permission and forced the video sharing website to remove it on Monday.

Instead of housing the interview YouTube carried the message:

"This video has been removed at the request of copyright owner Fox News Network, LLC because its content was used without permission."

Yet by Tuesday Fox had performed a complete u-turn and restored the video to YouTube saying it was 'thrilled' to have the interview on the site.

According to DMW Media, FoxNews issued a statement saying: "Our Internet division used poor judgment in asking this to be taken down.

“We're thrilled the Wallace-Clinton clip has received so many hits on You Tube."

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