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Past articles by Adam:

David Bowie: V&A Museum to open permanent exhibit on pop legend, with archive of 80,000 items in east London

From Ziggy's space-age outfit to Brian Eno's synthesiser - a huge collection related to the cultural icon will be housed in a permanent exhibition in east London, for fans and academics alike → Read More

BBC News presenters told ‘sweaty and dirty’ look better than formal dress for ratings

Senior executives reportedly told BBC staff that viewers were less likely to place trust in the news if it is delivered by reporters who look as if they have just stepped off a red carpet → Read More

BBC radio switching off Long Wave Shipping Forecast forces sailors to install new alert system

Sailors will need to ensure they can receive shipping forecasts when Radio 4 switches off long wave transmission (Photo: Hugh R Hastings/Getty Images) → Read More

Brit Awards 2023: Lewis Capaldi’s songwriters are contenders again and reveal secret to chart-topping success

Tom ‘Froe’ Barnes, Benjamin Kohn and Pete ‘Merf’ Kelleher have already racked up eight number ones and sold 15 million records (Photo: TMS/North Pole Management) → Read More

Jeremy Clarkson is good for farming, and a ‘huge, positive influence,’ says farming minister

Jeremy Clarkson is a positive ambassador for UK farming, Defra minister Mark Spencer says. The controversial presenter faces 'cancellation' after apologising for writing 'disgraceful' Meghan column in The Sun → Read More

Happy Valley viewers urged not to post final episode spoilers until May so global fans can catch up

Happy Valley viewers told not to share spoilers after Sunday's final episode - a global audience of Calder Valley crime obsessives is waiting to see the drama reach its conclusion → Read More

Channel 5 audience surges after dumping Neighbours as it steals viewers and talent from BBC

Channel 5 is targeting BBC viewers with familiar faces, true crime and original drama → Read More

Row over BBC chair's loan 'help' to Boris Johnson could push staff to strike, insiders say

BBC Chairman Richard Sharp's intervention to help Boris Johnson's finances has angered staff who are holding a strike ballot over radio cuts and redundancies → Read More

Ken Bruce promises golden oldies when he joins Greatest Hits Radio after row over BBC Radio 2 axing classics

Listeners say Radio 2 is trying to sound like Radio 1 by playing club hits. After quitting for rival Greatest Hits Radio, Ken Bruce promised to spin golden oldies from the 70s and 80s → Read More

Ken Bruce: Why top BBC stars are leaving for rivals like Greatest Hits Radio

A BBC talent 'brain drain' has become a flood as Ken Bruce joins Emily Maitlis, Andrew Marr, Vanessa Feltz, Peter Crouch, Dan Walker by quitting for rivals. With a licence fee freeze, the BBC can't shower star names with cash to stay. → Read More

Paralympics TV future secure after plans for Channel 4 privatisation abandoned

Executives feared a new commercial owner could cut Channel 4's ground-breaking prime-time commitment to disabled sport. Now the 2024 Paralympics games in Paris is set to be the broadcaster's most ambitious yet → Read More

Copies of “Spare” by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, are displayed at Waterstones’ flagship Piccadilly bookshop on the day of its release (Photo: JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty)

The publisher of the Duke of Sussex's tell-all biography said it had recorded more than 400,000 sales on its day of publication - a record for a non-fiction book → Read More

Channel 4 has escaped privatisation but now it needs to make its own Strictly moneyspinner

Instead of selling off Channel 4, ministers will allow the network to make and sell its own programmes for the first time. Can it produce a worldwide hit like Strictly Come Dancing? → Read More

Government abandons Channel 4 privatisation in Boris Johnson U-turn

Channel 4 HQ in central London. The broadcaster's privatisation was due to be the central plank of a new Media Bill (Photo: Vuk Valcic/SOPA/LightRocket/Getty) → Read More

LadBaby make ‘massive apology’ to The Beatles after breaking Christmas number ones chart record

Chart expert says success of the novelty group is more a sign of a decline in the importance of Christmas number ones than an indicator that musical standards are slipping → Read More

The Sun under pressure to take 'definitive action' against Jeremy Clarkson over Meghan Markle article

The now-removed column by the former Top Gear presenter described his dream of seeing the Duchess of Sussex publicly humiliated and degraded (Photo: Getty Images) → Read More

Sam Ryder: Eurovision star’s debut album reaches UK No 1, beating Michael Bublé and Taylor Swift

Sam Ryder proves he's more than a flash in the Europop pan after debut album There’s Nothing But Space, Man! tops UK chart → Read More

Golden Globes 2023 nominations: Brendan Fraser gets Best Actor nod after saying he will boycott event

Brendan Fraser has been nominated for his performance as an obese teacher trying to reconnect with his daughter in arthouse film 'The Whale' (Photo: AFP via Getty) → Read More

Dodger: Super rich Victorian PM in BBC children's Christmas special has parallels to Rishi Sunak, writers say

Unpopular super-wealthy PM in festive children's BBC TV highlight Dodger is meant to have contemporary resonance, the writers of the Oliver Twist prequel say → Read More

England World Cup exit watched by 23 million, giving ITV its best Saturday night viewing figures for 20 years

23 million viewers watched England's World Cup exit against France giving ITV its biggest Saturday night for 20 years. 15m web streams were recorded on new ITVX streaming app → Read More