Ian Burrell

Ian Burrell is Assistant Editor and Media Editor of The Independent.

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The founder of the Northern & Shell publishing stable and owner of Express Newspapers, Richard Desmond, has recruited the peer

Daily Express appoints Ukip peer Lord Stevens

Commentators believe Express Newspapers will back Nigel Farage at next year's election

Barack Obama awards Ben Bradlee with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Ben Bradlee dead: He was a ‘true newspaperman’ – President Obama pays tribute to Watergate editor

Investigative reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein issued a joint statement praising their former editor as 'a true friend and genius leader in journalism'

Contestants during this summer's Celebrity Big Brother grand finale

Channel 5 likely to push Big Brother to the margins of its schedule

Broadcaster attempting to change its image following sale to American media group Viacom

Frank Sivero in Goodfellas; Simpsons' wise guy Louie

Goodfellas star Frank Sivero sues for $250m over Simpsons character

Dan Castellaneta, who voices gangster Louie, maintains portrayal based on Joe Pesci

Twitter is rife with annoying internet colloquialisms

Epic win: The new social media tool that automatically edits out annoying internet idioms

If you use one Twitter app today, use Pre-Tweet

The increase in libel cases brought over comments made on Twitter and other 'new media' platforms is being attributed to a lack of understanding among social media users that they are legally responsible for what they write

Libel cases prompted by social media posts rise 300% in a year

Increase is blamed on users’ lack of understanding of their legal responsibilities

Ink global has used savvy marketing and a globe-trotting readership to take over the world’s skies

Founder Michael Keating talks about the success behind the London-based company

My Life: Penguin Post Office is natural history for CBeebies

After the Jeremy Clarkson fiasco in Tierra del Fuego, a happier BBC story from the bottom of the Earth.

Health workers at Doctors Without Borders (MSF), work in the high-risk area of the ELWA 3 Ebola treatment center in Liberia

Africa is so much more than Ebola

Ebola shouldn't dominate the media coverage of Africa

Shane Smith founded Vice in Montreal in 1994

Shane Smith interview: Vice chief eyes TV news for 'Generation Y'

Exclusive: Edgy, youth-focused media group is going global, but has it sold out?

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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn