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Ian Burrell

As well as writing The Media Column for the i each Monday, Ian Burrell writes The News Business column for The Drum on Thursdays and is a Media Consultant. He is a former Assistant Editor of The Independent and previously worked for the Sunday Times and ITV. Personal website: www.ianburrellmedia.com

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BBC’s election coverage more important than ever but Newsnight has been neutered

Cuts to Newsnight mean it is being reduced to a 30-minute 'interview, debate and discussion show'

The long decline of the UK’s local media is speeding up

How Reuben Reuter confronts politicians and disability prejudice

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The BBC’s Israel-Gaza reporting has inflicted lasting damage on its global reputation

Conservative media is in flux – just as the Tories are gripped by power struggle