Ian Burrell is Assistant Editor and Media Editor of The Independent.
14 November 2014 06:28 PM
The man who inspired Band Aid has mutated into a grumpy old nostalgist desperate for a platform for his prejudices
13 November 2014 06:09 PM
London mayor hatched plan in 1999 when he was editor of The Spectator
Fake Sheikh Mazher Mahmood: Lord Goldsmith calls for review of convictions as undercover reporter is exposed
12 November 2014 07:31 PM
Solicitor representing Mazher Mahmood's victims claims case is 'more serious' than phone hacking
12 November 2014 04:00 PM
Exclusive: Epic production might be forced to eastern Europe
10 November 2014 05:02 PM
Dapper Laughs found success through the video app Vine
10 November 2014 04:25 PM
Youth news show criticised by BBC Trust
10 November 2014 02:41 PM
A late and unexpected arrival to the televised general election debates arrives from the east in the shape of the Qatari-owned network Al Jazeera English.
10 November 2014 12:07 PM
State-funded China Central Television (CCTV) is using its wealth of resources to undermine other international networks
Ian Burrell: Britain needs to understand what an incomparable asset it has in the BBC World Service, argues its outgoing head
10 November 2014 12:38 AM
The Media Column: Peter Horrocks knows the future of the World Service – now funded from the licence fee and not the Foreign Office coffers – depends on British public sympathy
09 November 2014 10:22 PM
Youth music station’s transition follows five years of testing the online water
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
- 1 'Not suppost to cry': 9-year-old lists the worst things about being a boy
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'