Adam Sherwin

Adam Sherwin is Media Correspondent at The Independent and an award-winning writer who specialises in covering the entertainment, broadcasting, music and popular culture industries. Previously Media writer and diarist at The Times, he was a co-founder of the Beehive City media and entertainment website. As regular contributor to BBC London 94.9 Radio station, he was named Music Business writer of the year at the awards of influential music industry site Record of the Day in 2006.

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Emily Watson portrays Julie Nicolson in 'A Song for Jenny'

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James Harding, BBC Director of News

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James Harding said the corporation would review the weight given to opinion polls in future campaigns

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