Ian Burrell

Ian Burrell is Assistant Editor and Media Editor of The Independent.

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Richard Peppiatt confronts Hugh Whittow, editor of the ‘Daily Express’

The camera is turned on tabloid editors in Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter'

Hugh Grant said the film would highlight issues raised by Leveson

Russia Today’s new UK channel began broadcasting yesterday. Discussions so far have included why Britons see Russia as ‘the bad guy’

Russia Today: The stories you won’t see on the BBC – or anywhere else

Russian news channel RT has launched a UK station

Al-Jazeera will be opening its new European hub on the 16 floor of the Shard

Al Jazeera to open new European hub in the Shard

Britain’s position as a global media centre will be further enhanced next week when Al-Jazeera opens its new European hub on the 16 floor of the Shard, the continent’s tallest building.

Football revolution as disillusioned fans head for the non-league

Fans are rejecting the £2,000 season tickets, officious stewarding, and airline-stadium sponsorship of the Premier League

Former ‘Daily Mirror’ editor Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan: A smooth talker whose words may come back to haunt him

Morgan’s credibility, like his remarkable career, has waxed and waned

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BBC signs deal with 'Breaking Bad' station

AMC paid $200m (£125m) to the BBC’s commercial arm – BBC Worldwide – for the stake in the fast-growing channel BBC America

A whole new ball game: (from left) ‘Fresh Meat’ actor Greg McHugh; Andrew and Simon Salter

The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night: How two brothers helped a bereaved mother's message about testicular cancer go global

Wendy Gough lost her teenage son Matthew to the disease 16 years ago. Now, two of her disciples are using social media to shatter the taboo of talking about testicular cancer

The founder of the Northern & Shell publishing stable and owner of Express Newspapers, Richard Desmond, has recruited the peer

Daily Express appoints Ukip peer Lord Stevens

Commentators believe Express Newspapers will back Nigel Farage at next year's election

Barack Obama awards Ben Bradlee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Ben Bradlee dead: He was a ‘true newspaperman’ – President Obama pays tribute to Watergate editor

Investigative reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein issued a joint statement praising their former editor as 'a true friend and genius leader in journalism'

Contestants during this summer's Celebrity Big Brother grand finale

Channel 5 likely to push Big Brother to the margins of its schedule

Broadcaster attempting to change its image following sale to American media group Viacom

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The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

The drugs revolution starts now as MPs agree its high time for change

Commons debate highlights growing cross-party consensus on softening UK drugs legislation, unchanged for 43 years
The camera is turned on tabloid editors in Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter'

Gotcha! The camera is turned on tabloid editors

Hugh Grant says Richard Peppiatt's 'One Rogue Reporter' documentary will highlight issues raised by Leveson
Fall of the Berlin Wall: It was thanks to Mikhail Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell

Fall of the Berlin Wall

It was thanks to Gorbachev that this symbol of division fell
Halloween 2014: What makes Ouija boards, demon dolls, and evil clowns so frightening?

What makes ouija boards and demon dolls scary?

Ouija boards, demon dolls, evil children and clowns are all classic tropes of horror, and this year’s Halloween releases feature them all. What makes them so frightening, decade after decade?
A safari in modern Britain: Rose Rouse reveals how her four-year tour of Harlesden taught her as much about the UK as it did about NW10

Rose Rouse's safari in modern Britain

Rouse decided to walk and talk with as many different people as possible in her neighbourhood of Harlesden and her experiences have been published in a new book
Welcome to my world of no smell and odd tastes: How a bike accident left one woman living with unwanted food mash-ups

'My world of no smell and odd tastes'

A head injury from a bicycle accident had the surprising effect of robbing Nell Frizzell of two of her senses

Matt Parker is proud of his square roots

The "stand-up mathematician" is using comedy nights to preach maths to big audiences
Paul Scholes column: Beating Manchester City is vital part of life at Manchester United. This is first major test for Luke Shaw, Angel Di Maria and Radamel Falcao – it’s not a game to lose

Paul Scholes column

Beating City is vital part of life at United. This is first major test for Shaw, Di Maria and Falcao – it’s not a game to lose
Frank Warren: Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing

Frank Warren column

Call me an old git, but I just can't see that there's a place for women’s boxing
Adrian Heath interview: Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room

Adrian Heath's American dream...

Former Everton striker prepares his Orlando City side for the MLS - and having Kaka in the dressing room
Simon Hart: Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manchester City will rise again but they need to change their attitude

Manuel Pellegrini’s side are too good to fail and derby allows them to start again, says Simon Hart
Isis in Syria: A general reveals the lack of communication with the US - and his country's awkward relationship with their allies-by-default

A Syrian general speaks

A senior officer of Bashar al-Assad’s regime talks to Robert Fisk about his army’s brutal struggle with Isis, in a dirty war whose challenges include widespread atrocities
‘A bit of a shock...’ Cambridge economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

‘A bit of a shock...’ Economist with Glasgow roots becomes Zambia’s acting President

Guy Scott's predecessor, Michael Sata, died in a London hospital this week after a lengthy illness
Fall of the Berlin Wall: History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War

Fall of the Berlin Wall

History catches up with Erich Honecker - the East German leader who praised the Iron Curtain and claimed it prevented a Third World War
How to turn your mobile phone into easy money

Turn your mobile phone into easy money

There are 90 million unused mobiles in the UK, which would be worth £7bn if we cashed them in, says David Crookes