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Ian Burrell: The only transparency at the BBC is in the Pit

The BBC, we learned last week, was an organisation crawling with more sexual predators than we had previously thought. It was also, said an official report, a place gripped by an "undercurrent of fear", where bullied staff were afraid to speak out because they did not trust their managers.

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Ian Burrell: The rise of Asian radio

Media Studies: Three years ago, the BBC's Asian Network was on the brink of closure. What saved it?

The Sun has suggested that Thatcher’s ceremony will be ‘just like Diana’

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Ian Burrell: 2013 is a tipping point for online news, as Britain's paywalls go up

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Leveson reforms: Hugh Grant is anything but hacked off that new rules can curb the popular press

Fond as he is of Italian holidays, David Cameron promised he would never emulate Julius Caesar and "cross the Rubicon" – the stream outside Rimini which has come to symbolise a point of no return. On the other side of the Prime Minister's Rubicon was a new territory where the press was subject to statute, a prospect which – as senior figures in the newspaper industry reminded him – threatened a British tradition of free speech that dated back three centuries.

Leveson's sheriffs will have no jurisdiction in the web's Wild West

Media Studies: Many blogs exist in the shadows of anonymity, where political agendas can easily be disguised

Ian Burrell: Lesson of the 'Mirror' is... lose your identity, and readers will go too

Media Studies. Plus: New light thrown on Terry case; Press-police relations 'frozen'

Ian Burrell: Is Channel 4 a sinking ship – or is it just in need of a shake-up?

It has lost goodwill in the independent production sector, the lifeblood of its creative ideas for decades

Ian Burrell: Popular to pariah... how Lord Puttnam killed the historic Defamation Bill

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Ian Burrell's Media Studies: Magazines must embrace their digital future – or disappear

Newsstand sales of magazines in America have fallen by around 25 million in a decade

Ian Burrell: Local TV with no place for Alan Partridge

Media Studies: It’s extraordinary that for its global profile London doesn’t have a bespoke television network
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