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Ian Burrell: People take what they read on LinkedIn very seriously

The media column: Recruiting 60,000 user authors shows LinkedIn means business in the publishing world, says co-founder Allen Blue

Ian Burrell: iPlayer shows its funny face

Morgana Robinson is one of my favourite comedians and one of the most acerbic commentators on the inanity of most British popular television.

Ian Burrell: Content that can be made to pay

Almost four years after The Times blocked free access to most of its website with a paywall, 70 per cent of the public would “not consider” paying for digital news content, according to YouGov research commissioned by the London Press Club.

Ian Burrell: Investigative journalism is getting harder – but we need it more than ever

The media column: You can no longer protect your source like you used to

Ian Burrell: A tale of two Jon Snows

News that Jon Snow had become trapped in a lift created a flurry of interest online last week, only for some disappointed social media users to discover that the stranded victim was the silver-haired bicyclist from Channel 4 News.

Ian Burrell: No breakfast for Kevin Maguire

As one of the most high-profile left-wing figures in Fleet Street, the Daily Mirror’s Kevin Maguire has been all over the news channels of late, following the deaths of Bob Crow and then Tony Benn.

The owners have an optimism for print which isn't always shared by defeatists in the newspaper industry

Ian Burrell: Who said print was dead? Newsweek is back

The media column: The relaunch of ‘Newsweek’ as a print magazine shows there’s an appetite for long-form journalism

Kim Jong Un on a visit - could the 'Teletubbies' or 'Mr Bean' be a hit in his country?

Ian Burrell: News the North Koreans can trust

Could a BBC Korea Service work?

Ian Burrell: The natural home for film? Radio 5 Live’s 'Kermode & Mayo'

How could something as visual as film end up being most effectively championed by a show that primarily exists in audio, let alone one that goes out on a Friday lunchtime?

Ian Burrell: The DIY future for TV journalists

Television journalists got an insight into their futures with the resourcefulness of Joe Tidy of Sky News after his camera became water-damaged in the floods last month.

Smart science: the first issue of 'Mosaic' features an investigation into dangerous new strains of malaria in Cambodia

Ian Burrell: In-depth science goes digital, but it’s still for the ‘average intelligent lay person’

The media column: Mosaic's launch on Tuesday shows there is space for science coverage

The regime of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was an FBC client

Ian Burrell: BBC news-fixing probe not over yet

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.

Ian Burrell: What can today’s journalists learn from the titans of 20th-century Fleet Street?

The media column: Bill Deedes was told to ‘go and watch the crowds’ in Downing Street

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Extract: 'How the BBC leans to the right'

Social scientists like myself like to see claims and assertions enlightened by a solid body of evidence.

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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
Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

Yvette Cooper: We can't lose the election. There's too much on the line

The shadow Home Secretary on fighting radical Islam, protecting children, and why anyone in Labour who's thinking beyond May must 'sort themselves out'
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After a bad week in which its leader had a public meltdown and its only city council couldn't agree on a budget vote, what next for the alternative party? It's over to Caroline Lucas to find out
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BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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The Downton Abbey effect

Impoverished Italian nobles are opening their doors to paying guests, inspired by the TV drama
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China's wild panda numbers on the up

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Barbara Woodward: Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with the growing economic superpower

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Britain's first female ambassador to China intends to forge strong links with growing economic power
Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer. But the only British soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross in Afghanistan has both

Courage is rare. True humility is even rarer

Beware of imitations, but the words of the soldier awarded the Victoria Cross were the real thing, says DJ Taylor
Alexander McQueen: The catwalk was a stage for the designer's astonishing and troubling vision

Alexander McQueen's astonishing vision

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Dinner through the decades

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Bill Granger's Indonesian stir-fry recipes

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