Ian Burrell is Assistant Editor and Media Editor of The Independent.
17 August 2014 07:56 PM
Poignant obituaries for the actor and comedian Robin Williams were not hard to find last week. But could the obit itself – a feature best suited to print media – be on its way out?
17 August 2014 07:52 PM
Just over three years ago, David Carr, media columnist of The New York Times, bearded the online youth network Vice News by deriding its coverage of a filthy beach in war-torn Liberia.
17 August 2014 07:50 PM
UK shows will stand a better chance of being hits if generated by an industry that reflects numerous cultures
14 August 2014 04:26 PM
Hopes that the tablet was the saviour of magazines have been undermined by official figures showing a fall-off in sales of digital editions of iconic publications including the fashion titles Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Vogue.
14 August 2014 04:24 PM
The former British Lions legend Brian O’Driscoll will spearhead a plan to convert the football masses into rugby fans as BT’s latest strategy in its struggle with Sky for sports domination in the pay TV market.
13 August 2014 04:22 PM
Pundits on the BBC's Match of the Day have been told to be more "opinionated" and "animated" as the flagship football show begins its 50th anniversary season amid unprecedented levels of competition in sports broadcasting.
03 August 2014 08:51 PM
After Vogue and Monocle, Good Housekeeping becomes the latest title to jump from the page to bricks and mortar
31 July 2014 04:31 PM
Faced with competition from supermarkets and falling newspaper sales, British newsagents are delivering the post to replenish their income.
29 July 2014 05:27 PM
Interviews to find the successor to Lord Patten as chair of the BBC Trust begin on Thursday amid deep concerns as to how the process is being conducted by the Government.
The Sun's 'mark of the devil' front page: What is the need for such a 'silly season' story while the world watches the horror in Gaza?
29 July 2014 02:27 PM
Aside from questions over the news value of such a story, there are child protection issues to consider
Exclusive: We share blame for creating 'jihad generation', says Muslim strategist
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Jeremy Clarkson is a cultural tumour and needs to be removed, says comedian Frankie Boyle
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
- 1 Arizona shooting: Gun instructor accidentally killed by nine-year-old girl with Uzi
- 2 Paul Scholes: Manchester City were so good against Liverpool I felt like turning the television off
- 3 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 4 Homer Simpson has taken the ALS ice bucket challenge because of course he has
- 5 Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
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