Ian Burrell is Assistant Editor and Media Editor of The Independent.
29 June 2014 04:29 PM
I’ve just returned from the World Cup in Brazil where the discomfort of England’s travelling fans was compounded by the behaviour of British tabloids months before the tournament began.
26 June 2014 06:28 PM
Celebrity protesters, from anti-fracking crusader Bianca Jagger to badger champion Brian May, are distorting the BBC’s coverage of rural affairs, a major study commissioned by the BBC Trust has found.
Andy Coulson guilty in phone hacking trial: The scandal that led to self-examination unprecedented in four centuries of a free press
24 June 2014 01:53 PM
But how much has changed in terms of regulation? Nothing much, if you listen to some of the hacking victims
Andy Coulson guilty in phone hacking trial: How hacking scandal punctured the puffed-up House of Murdoch
24 June 2014 01:45 PM
But has Rupert Murdoch got away with it? Many analysts in America think so
Andy Coulson guilty in phone hacking trial: His future may well depend on a level of privacy denied the hacking victims
24 June 2014 01:21 PM
His insights into the machinations of power make him a potentially valuable consultant if he can operate below the radar
Rebekah Brooks cleared in phone hacking trial: What next for the flame-haired Murdoch 'chosen one' who became the most powerful woman in the British media?
24 June 2014 01:10 PM
She charmed both the horse-riding David Cameron and 'unofficial adviser' Tony Blair
23 June 2014 04:56 PM
One of the most colourful characters in the British media passes away unexpectedly
12 June 2014 12:00 AM
Weird news - from Sainsbury’s including a mannequin in a “slave costume” as part of a promotional display to Fox News accidentally broadcasting a picture of a penis in its coverage of a helicopter crash – is overtaking entertainment and celebrity stories as the key driver of traffic on digital news sites, according to a major report from an Oxford University-based institute.
11 June 2014 06:18 PM
Alexander Chancellor yesterday gently lowered himself into the editor’s seat at The Oldie magazine nearly four decades after taking on a similar role at The Spectator.
11 June 2014 05:43 PM
Some of the biggest PR companies in the world have signed a collective pledge to abide by the policies of Wikipedia after a “sock puppet” scandal in which spin doctors manipulated references to their clients on the site.
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
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- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
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