Arts and Entertainment Miley Cyrus with her father, country musician Billy Ray Cyrus

The modernised version of his 1992 hit should make for an interesting listen

Pop music: Wholesome screams of the Jonas fans

When a thousand teenage girls went wild at the Royal Festival Hall in London last week for the Jonas Brothers, the obvious question was what fantasies were their yells meant to signify?

Jonas Brothers: Pure talent

They're holy and impossibly wholesome, but when Russell Brand thought he could use America's Jonas Brothers for cheap laughs, he got it so wrong. By Esther Walker

The rebirth of Britney Spears

Gobbled up by her fame, rested in rehab. Has the hottest property in US pop got her life back on track?

N.E.R.D, Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

It would be a whole lot easier to approve of US funk-rock entourage N.E.R.D if their lead singer and musical guiding light Pharrell Williams wasn't clearly in the midst of such a passionate love affair with himself.

Make Me A Maestro: Alex James goes to Baton Camp

As Alex James competes to become a conductor in a new BBC reality show, he and his mentor talk to John Elmes

Privacy of YouTube users under threat

The personal viewing habits and online identities of millions of YouTube users are to be handed over to an American media giant after a court rejected arguments that such a move amounted to a massive invasion of internet privacy.

MTV: how internet killed the video star

A £255,000 fine for airing offensive language is the latest blow for a broadcaster which is struggling to hang on to its viewers in the face of the exodus to the web. Rob Sharp reports

MTV fined for 'offensive' material

MTV Networks Europe has been fined £225,000 pounds by Britain's media regulator for airing "offensive" language despite "repeated and specific warnings."

Lawsuit threatens artistic expression, says YouTube

A $1bn (£506m) copyright lawsuit against YouTube by one of the world's biggest media companies threatens online artistic and political expression, the website has claimed.

The 5-minute Interview: Dave Berry, TV and radio presenter

'Old people should be looked after, and get most things for free'

Television: Black is beautiful, you BET

Black programming in Britain is 'all bling but no brains', but a US channel that offers intelligent TV is aiming to change that, says Amol Rajan

Inside Story: The Media Bazaar

The rush to the Gulf is on, with new television networks, newspapers, magazines and advertising agencies creating an English language media hub in the desert. Meg Carter is your guide

My Life in Media: Helen Terry

'Competition for performance slots is ferocious and I have to steer along a path that will please both the broadcaster and those of us who still love music'

Seeing red? Act now to cut your household bills

The best way to combat greedy power companies is to shop around, says David Prosser
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