The CBBC has come under fire on Twitter in response to a section of one of its audience guides entitled ‘Girls are girls and boys are boys’.
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Wednesday 15 August 2012
Nobel peace laureates led by Desmond Tutu condemn controversial reality show
Wednesday 08 August 2012
The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.
Thursday 02 August 2012
Controversy over the coverage of the Olympics on American television deepened today when NBC was accused of deliberately editing footage of the women’s team gymnastics in order to create what critics called “fake suspense.”
Wednesday 01 August 2012
Twitter's decision to suspend the account of The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent, Guy Adams, was a spectacular own goal. Mr Adams's supposed crime was to encourage his followers on the site to email an NBC exec to complain that the network's coverage of the Olympics was subject to unnecessary delay.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
It became apparent yesterday that Twitter has been caught up in a storm of its own making when it emerged that it was the social networking site that had alerted NBC to the critical tweets by The Independent’s Guy Adams, which resulted in him being banned from the site.
Tuesday 31 July 2012
The Independent’s Los Angeles correspondent Guy Adams has account frozen after criticising US TV network
Monday 30 July 2012
Host Bob Costas made a series of jingoistic remarks, including a joke about Idi Amin when Uganda's team appeared
Thursday 26 July 2012
Mitt Romney follows gaffe over Britain's readiness to hold Olympic games by appearing to forget name of Labour leader
Tuesday 03 July 2012
YouTube has signed up the Aim-listed video-editing specialists Forbidden Technologies to help it cover the London Olympics.
Monday 18 June 2012
Jane Tennison's American reincarnation is criminally old hat, says Sarah Hughes
Thursday 14 June 2012
Could Matthew Perry's new sitcom be The One Where He Finally Gets A Lucky Break? Sarah Hughes finds out
Monday 14 May 2012
In the mid-Nineties, US network NBC had one of the all-time great television line-ups, with Friends, Seinfeld and ER. Not just great shows, but record-breakingly popular ones, too.
Tuesday 27 December 2011
Mitt Romney, the long-running but still-vulnerable favourite to win the Republican presidential nomination, is once more facing awkward questions about his personal finances after announcing that he will refuse to share his tax returns with the US electorate.
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Her debut was described as displaying 'no charisma' and 'boring' by 'The Washington Post' critic
Sunday 11 December 2011
Woman claims 'D B Cooper', who bailed out of plane with $200,000 ransom, was her uncle.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'