It’s hard to imagine Britain without its red top press but week by week such a prospect becomes increasingly realistic.
When I was speaking to the award-winning Sky News correspondent Alex Crawford for an interview published today in the i newspaper, she told me she would miss covering Afghanistan and Pakistan when she redeploys to Africa in the summer.
She admitted she was “disappointed” to be leaving behind a subject that she has covered so extensively, [...]
Lancastrian director Danny Boyle was in London last night giving a Q&A session at a preview screening of 127 Hours, which deserves to bring him further Oscar glory following the success of Slumdog Millionaire two years ago.
For older generations of football fans, the BBC will always be inextricably linked to the 1966 World Cup final thanks to its commentator Kenneth Wolstenholme and his famous phrase: “They think it’s all over, it is now.”
Congratulations to Clare Sambrook of the openDemocracy website, who last night scooped the Bevins Prize for Outstanding Investigative Journalism to add to the Paul Foot prize which she won last week.
The judges for both awards were impressed by Sambrook’s relentless reporting into the harm being caused to children being housed in detention centres by UK immigration [...]
I enjoyed this blog by Martin Loat of Propeller on Reputation Online website, detailing just why established news organisations , such as The Independent, the Daily Telegraph and The Guardian, will remain important to consumer brands for years to come. When a brand is trying to maximise search optimisation there’s nothing quite like an appearance in the [...]
By Ian Burrell | | Tuesday, 9 November 2010 at 6:06 pm
Cloaked in a black hoodie in his graffiti furnished den, Banksy appeared more like a Grim Reaper look-a-like left over from Halloween than the grateful recipient of one of the most prestigious prizes in British film-making.
The verdict, according to industry feedback I’m receiving this morning, is a thumbs down. News International has revealed today that 105,000 people have paid up for access to the Times website since it went behind a paywall with its newly-established Sunday Times sister site.
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation empire this morning introduced an unprecedented level of vitriol into its long-standing war of words with the BBC. In a leader article, The Sun has accused the corporation’s journalists of outright bias, claiming “the Beeb is today the pompous voice of defeated socialism.
Maybe I’m just a curmudgeon. But the last thing I’d want when coming into Heathrow after a flight and an hour of circling would be the sight and sound of 500 luvvies breaking out into a chorus of George Michael.
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