Ian Burrell is Assistant Editor and Media Editor of The Independent.
Google urged to remove copycat websites charging substantial fees for Government services from search rankings
02 March 2014 02:24 PM
Internet giant to take down sponsored adverts for sites that were not offering valid services including applications for passports and driving licences
01 March 2014 02:16 PM
Concerns that a generation of children are being schooled in gambling by an explosion in television betting advertisements before the 9pm watershed have led to plans in the House of Lords to derail the Government’s Gambling Bill.
26 February 2014 12:14 AM
Findings of researchers at Oxford University will aid Corporation as it fends off calls for licence fee to be shared
24 February 2014 06:28 PM
Makers of hit shows ‘need incentives’ to stay with corporation
24 February 2014 11:50 AM
Nearly three years ago, I investigated a television news-fixing scandal that led to the BBC making a global apology to viewers. It had screened documentaries made by a London TV company that was earning millions of pounds from clients featured in the programming.
24 February 2014 11:49 AM
The media column: Bill Deedes was told to ‘go and watch the crowds’ in Downing Street
24 February 2014 09:40 AM
Proposals to transfer crucial television responsibilities to the Culture Secretary are abandoned after fierce opposition in the House of Lords
23 February 2014 08:01 PM
Christopher Graham’s role as information commissioner has seen him achieve a level of recognition he didn’t expect when he took the job in 2009 – but he’s signed up for another two years, says Ian Burrell
23 February 2014 08:00 PM
Information Commissioner wants unlimited fines for companies caught breaching privacy laws. Small penalties and ‘good lawyers’ make current law a poor deterrent for blue chips
Tony Hall: The debate over BBC licence fee is ‘damaging’ says DG as he takes on Lord Grade over criticisms
23 February 2014 04:42 PM
Tony Hall, the Director General of the BBC, is set to issue a stinging rebuke to the corporation’s former chairman Michael Grade and other critics of the organisation’s licence fee funding model.
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
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