Alice Jones is Deputy Arts Editor of The Independent.
17 February 2014 05:56 PM
Russell Brand would be the anarchic choice, but he is probably too egotistical
A ‘women’s’ TV channel majoring on lifestyle and reality programmes is an innovation that nobody’s been waiting for
14 February 2014 06:22 PM
ITVBe, like Bic’s easy-grip pens For Her and Cadbury’s low-cal women’s chocolate bar, is not an invention to celebrate
13 February 2014 11:00 PM
Here's a little comedy quiz. Everyone loves a comedy quiz, especially television commissioners, who cannot get enough of them. You may have heard the questions a few times before, but here goes (1) Are women as funny as men? And (2) not unrelated, should there be more women on panel shows? The answers are yes and yes, and always have been, but that does not stop the two questions being asked with tedious regularity.
If Twitter wants to stop making losses, it needs to take a leaf out of Facebook and show that it has a warm, cuddly side
07 February 2014 07:43 PM
Facebook makes users feel like stars, Twitter makes them feel like wallflowers at a party
07 February 2014 07:33 PM
Misguided media excitement may have been partly due to photographs of the pair in costume at a charity event
06 February 2014 11:00 PM
Jerry Seinfeld is the world's most successful comedian. Thanks to Seinfeld, a sitcom about nothing that ran for a decade and is regularly named the best television show of all time, he is now worth an estimated $800m.
06 February 2014 03:51 PM
Contemporary artwork satirised in new parody book for under fives
As SodaStream and Scarlett Johansson found out the hard way, many ‘global ambassadors’ are just an accident waiting to happen
31 January 2014 06:20 PM
Everyone is talking about the firm for the first time since 1984. There is one winner in all this mess
31 January 2014 03:25 PM
The greatest TV father since Homer Simpson
30 January 2014 10:00 PM
Long before Anchorman and the American Office, Steve Carell played Mail Room Guy without Glasses. And long before Parks and Recreation and the Golden Globes, Amy Poehler was Woman Sprayed with Hose. Now superstars of comedy with Hollywood at their feet, both had their first, minor film roles in Tomorrow Night, alongside another comedy titan of the future, Louis C.K.
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
- 1 Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 5 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star dies at age 45