The NS Interview: Deborah Meaden, Dragons’ Den panellist
By Mehdi Hasan - 06 January 9:52

‘‘When people meet me they say, ‘You’re so much nicer in real life.‘‘

BBC spent £600k on employment claims
By New Statesman - 04 January 17:25

The BBC paid out more than £600,000 dealing with employment tribunal claims last year.

The Sun admits publishing false story about Al-Qaeda and Coronation Street
By New Statesman - 30 December 13:29

Tabloid apologies for falsely claiming that terrorist group had targeted TV soap.

Parliament should have a role in appointing next BBC chair, says Labour spokesman
By New Statesman - 30 December 13:19

Shadow culture secretary Ivan Lewis says Tory "contempt" for BBC means appointment must be independe

Ofcom may recommend further inquiry into News Corp’s BSkyB bid
By New Statesman - 30 December 13:17

Media regulator is likely to demand an investigation by the Competition Commission into BSkyB deal.

Jon Stewart hosting the Daily Show in 2004, during the show's most iconic period as an anti-establishment voice. Photo: Getty Images
Why Britain needs its own Jon Stewart
By Helen Lewis - 28 December 13:42

In 2010, Helen Lewis looked back over a decade of The Daily Show and wondered - as Channel 4 decided to cut back its syndication - why Brits couldn't be so lucky as to have as good a satirist on TV every day as Jon Stewart.

BBC denies 'The Nativity' drama had anti-Jewish libel
By New Statesman - 24 December 12:17

Leading rabbi criticises portrayal of a character who denies shelter to pregnant Mary.

Frankie Boyle slammed for using racist words
By New Statesman - 23 December 11:39

Channel 4 defend the stand-up's "cutting edge comedy" after comments made on Tramadol Nights

Pope to deliver 'Thought for the Day' on Radio 4
By New Statesman - 23 December 11:36

Months of negotiation behind Pope Benedict XVI's Christmas Eve message

Chris Kerwin to quit Five as digital controller
By New Statesman - 23 December 11:32

Kerwin to be replaced after three years on Five's digital team

EC approves News Corp's planned BSkyB takeover
By Oliver Luft - 22 December 12:47

The European Commission has today unconditionally approved News Corporation's proposal to assume ful

Alex Reid seeks apology from Channel 4 for Frankie Boyle's "disgusting" comments
By New Statesman - 22 December 12:13

Boyle criticised for comments made about Katie Price's disabled son Harvey

Matt Baker likely to replace Jason Manford on The One Show
By New Statesman - 22 December 10:34

The Countryfile presenter Matt Baker is likely to replace Jason Manford as co-presenter of The One S

Cable stripped of some ministerial responsibilities after "declaring war" on Murdoch
By New Statesman - 22 December 9:46

Business Secretary retains his cabinet post but will play no role in NewsCorp's BSkyB bid.

Ofcom to investigate Aguilera, Rihanna performances on X Factor
By New Statesman - 21 December 14:57

Dance performances by the two scantily clad singers elicited thousands of complaints from viewers

Ofcom to allow product placement on UK television from February
By New Statesman - 21 December 9:39

Ofcom will formally allow product placement on UK television from February 2011 under changed broadc

EU may approve News Corp's BSkyB bid
By New Statesman - 20 December 13:53

Reports suggest the European Commission will not object to Rupert Murdoch's New Corp's bid to acquir

UK needs channel like Fox News, says BBC chief
By New Statesman - 20 December 13:24

Mark Thompson speaks up in favour of opinionated journalism

Ofcom approves Kiss request to drop local news
By Oliver Luft - 17 December 10:33

Regulator ruled that turning off local content would not result in a substantial change to the chara

Two women journalists win sex discrimination cases against BSkyB
By New Statesman - 17 December 10:32

BSkyB to pay £200,000 to the journalists after tribunal ruling

Terry Wogan dubs BBC as 'British Building Corporation'
By New Statesman - 17 December 10:23

Veteran radio and TV broadcaster Terry Wogan has slammed the BBC for spending heavily on buildings

UK TV ad revenue to grow by 8% over January and February
By New Statesman - 17 December 9:42

Media agencies in talks with broadcasters over dividing their advertising spend between ITV, Channel

ITV's Zai Bennett to take over as BBC3 controller
By New Statesman - 17 December 9:38

Bennett will replace Danny Cohen, who moved as the controller of BBC1 in October

BBC3 to screen two new army documentaries
By New Statesman - 16 December 11:47

BBC 3 is to screen two new documentaries about the army and war in Afghanistan.

Larry King to bid farewell to 25-year-old CNN show
By New Statesman - 16 December 11:40

Piers Morgan to replace the veteran interviewer.

Scripps Networks close to buying Virgin's UKTV stake
By New Statesman - 16 December 10:17

US media company recently held exclusive talks with British cable company offering to buy its half o

Ofcom sends ‘issues statement’ to News Corp on BSkyB deal
By New Statesman - 16 December 10:11

Document contains questions to News Corp based on objections and communications received by rival me

What the royal poking says about our media
By Alison Banville - 15 December 17:31

Coverage of the student protests shows the limits of media impartiality in Britain.

BBC Trust chairman hints at closing some services
By New Statesman - 15 December 11:06

Some services will suffer as the corporation looks for 16 per cent budget cuts

BBC Online curbed, mags to be sold 'at right price'
By Dominic Ponsford - 15 December 10:58

Trust's Strategy Review stated that BBC should aim to increase quality of output in journalism, musi