Adam Sherwin

Adam Sherwin is a News reporter who specialises in entertainment, broadcasting, music and popular culture stories.

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Anne Mensah, head of drama at Sky

Anne Mensah: Why Sky's drama supremo worries about her customers, not her viewers

The Media Column: Sky has committed to spending £600m on original content

The BBC in particular has a 'greater responsibility' to reflect its audience, the House of Lords Communications Committee said in its report

BBC has 'greater responsibility' than other broadcasters to recruit women in news and current affairs, report says

Peers believe that not enough is being done to enable more women to work in the genre

Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith will go head-to-head at the Brit Awards 2015

Brit Award nominations 2015: Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith head-to-head in Brits dominated by homegrown talent

It really is the Brit Awards this year as homegrown stars lead the field

Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith will go head-to-head at the Brit Awards 2015

Brit Award nominations 2015: Ed Sheeran versus Sam Smith in Briton-dominated Brits

It really is the Brit Awards this year as homegrown stars lead the field

Beyonce has been nominated for a Brit Award

Brit Awards 2015: List of nominations in full

Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith will go head to head for British Solo Male

Darcey Bussell, dancer

From ballet to breakdance: Darcey Bussell to front BBC search for nation's best young dancer

'BBC Young Dancer 2015' will include hip hop and contemporary styles

Tony Hall says he is open to the possibility of TV debates taking place without the Prime Minister

Letter proposing leaders’ debate without Cameron is ‘really interesting’ says BBC Director-General

Tony Hall was responding to letters from Labour, the Lib Dems and Ukip

Charlie Hebdo: Belgian seeking to trademark "Je Suis Charlie" says he wants to help victims

The phrase was coined by an artist hours after the Paris attacks

Remaining ‘Charlie Hebdo’ staff at work, in the ‘Libération’ offices, two days after last week’s shootings

Charlie Hebdo special edition featuring cartoon of Prophet Mohamed to be sold in UK

There are concerns the number of editions being sent to Britain will not meet the expected demand

Comedy series The Last Leg, which features disabled comedy performers, is one of Channel 4's programmes to meet the new commissioning diversity guidelines

Channel 4 issues strict diversity guidelines - and executives will lose bonuses if programmes miss them

Targets require more women, black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) people and the disabled to be given leading roles

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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project