Adam Sherwin

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

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Radio 4 Extra aired Serial in December

Serial helps BBC Radio 4 Extra reach record listeners as 6 Music surges

Radio 4’s sister station now attracts 1.72 million weekly listeners

Facebook postings can evoke feelings of envy among friends and family

FOMO: We really do hate it when our friends on Facebook become successful

Research shows that 'fear of missing out' causes real depression

Catherine Mayer hoped the book would 'skewer widespread myths'

Catherine Mayer, author of controversial Charles biography: 'I was a republican but now I'm a monarchist'

American writer is under attack for her portrayal of the heir to the throne

Rona Fairhead said she would not act as a 'cheerleader' for the BBC

BBC should host Twitter debate about its new Charter

New BBC Trust Chair Rona Fairhead wants a democratic charter

The BBC Trust intends to use social media to gauge public opinion about the BBC they want to see (Getty)

Licence Fee payers to be asked future of BBC on Twitter

The new BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead wants to usher in open debate

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch was a pupil at £34,590 a-year Harrow public school (Getty)

Benedict Cumberbatch held back by posh background, his Harrow drama teacher claims

Martin Tyrell referring to current row over privilege

Sainsbury’s “WW1 truce” Christmas advert, which generated 700 viewer complaints

Today’s connected consumers provide new challenges – and opportunities – in advertising

The Media Column: Sainsbury’s Christmas advert on the 1914 Christmas truce upset many people, yet it was the most viewed ad on YouTube last year

Alan Davey said he would not dilute the station’s commitment to presenting serious classical music to its audience

New BBC Radio 3 Controller promises more airtime to female composers

Alan Davey is a former Arts Council chief executive

Ready to open the Baftas, rockers Kasabian are also ‘great film fans’

Kasabian poached by Baftas after Brits snub

Guitarist Serge Pizzorno: "It’ll be a strange old show playing in front of a load of penguins"

Subtitling errors are more prevalent in live broadcasts

Ofcom criticises TV subtitling errors which turned 'toddlers' into 'Ayatollahs'

Report condemned examples of what it called “serious recognition errors”

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General Election 2015: The masterminds behind the scenes

The masterminds behind the election

How do you get your party leader to embrace a message and then stick to it? By employing these people
Machine Gun America: The amusement park where teenagers go to shoot a huge range of automatic weapons

Machine Gun America

The amusement park where teenagers go to shoot a huge range of automatic weapons
The ethics of pet food: Why are we are so selective in how we show animals our love?

The ethics of pet food

Why are we are so selective in how we show animals our love?
How Tansy Davies turned 9/11 into her opera 'Between Worlds'

How a composer turned 9/11 into her opera 'Between Worlds'

Tansy Davies makes her operatic debut with a work about the attack on the Twin Towers. Despite the topic, she says it is a life-affirming piece
11 best bedside tables

11 best bedside tables

It could be the first thing you see in the morning, so make it work for you. We find night stands, tables and cabinets to wake up to
Audley Harrison's abusers forget the debt he's due, but Errol Christie will always remember what he owes the police

Steve Bunce: Inside Boxing

Audley Harrison's abusers forget the debt he's due, but Errol Christie will always remember what he owes the police
No postcode? No vote

Floating voters

How living on a houseboat meant I didn't officially 'exist'
Louis Theroux's affable Englishman routine begins to wear thin

By Reason of Insanity

Louis Theroux's affable Englishman routine begins to wear thin
Power dressing is back – but no shoulderpads!

Power dressing is back

But banish all thoughts of Eighties shoulderpads
Spanish stone-age cave paintings 'under threat' after being re-opened to the public

Spanish stone-age cave paintings in Altamira 'under threat'

Caves were re-opened to the public
'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'

Vince Cable interview

'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'
Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media