Ian Burrell is Assistant Editor and Media Editor of The Independent.
02 September 2014 12:00 AM
Powerlist shows 'revolution' in TV gender roles
31 August 2014 09:12 PM
News that Rona Fairhead is the Government’s preferred candidate as next chair of the BBC Trust has generally been well-received.
31 August 2014 09:06 PM
Twitter keeps historic brands relevant to young readers
28 August 2014 11:48 AM
Among the pioneers of the dark net was a character named “Proff”, who became an outspoken member of the cypherpunk mailing list around 1993. Proff was “a gifted young Australian called Julian Assange”, no less. In When Google Met Wikileaks, Assange makes a case for the dark net by suggesting that the open web site we all know best has sinister intentions. “Nobody wants to acknowledge that Google has grown big and bad. But it has,” he says.
28 August 2014 11:45 AM
The Dark Net, a fascinating and disturbing journey through the furthest recesses of the Internet, opens with a story of a young girl who seeks to build her self-esteem by parading naked online via webcam.
26 August 2014 05:58 PM
Almost as if the digital revolution never happened, the newsroom of The Times once again resounds to the clatter of the old-fashioned typewriter.
Ian Burrell: Religion is a hot topic in the wider world but, with a few exceptions, television is sorely neglecting it
24 August 2014 05:12 PM
Religious coverage needs to go beyond the bizarre and the dangerous
24 August 2014 12:00 AM
22 August 2014 06:21 PM
Gary Lineker has criticised the price of tickets at Premier League games as "ridiculously expensive" and said the amount of money earned in television rights means clubs could charge afford to charge less.
22 August 2014 03:54 PM
The BBC has moved to protect its young audience by hiring a series of YouTube "vloggers" to work for Radio 1 ahead of the proposed closure of the youth-orientated television channel BBC3.
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
- 1 Al Pacino on suffering from depression: 'It can last and it's terrifying'
- 2 Half of young women unable to ‘locate vagina’ and 65% find it difficult to say the word
- 3 Saudis risk new Muslim division with proposal to move Mohamed’s tomb
- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 5 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127