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Recent articles by Adam:

Jimmy Savile investigator Mark Williams-Thomas says more ‘untouchable’ child sex abusers are out there

Former detective who exposed Savile's crimes reveals he has been working with police on a case against a 'very significant person' who he is 'clearly a child sex offender'. → Read More

Justin Webb hits back at Amol Rajan’s swipe at ‘posh’ BBC newsreaders in Today Programme civil war

'Pickled in punting': Today programme presenter Justin Webb mocks Cambridge-educated colleague Amol Rajan’s claim that too many BBC newsreaders have 'posh' accents → Read More

BBC boss Tim Davie defends licence fee as broadcasters hit back over Government plans

BBC Director-General Tim Davie says licence fee is 'least bad' mechanism for funding the BBC despite Government moves to replace it. but further cuts to services will be looked at, he warns → Read More

Queen's funeral is one of UK's most-watched TV broadcasts, with 29 million viewers

Although one of the largest television audiences ever, the estimated figure is smaller than the 32 million that tuned in to the 1997 funeral of Princess Diana → Read More

Disabled people to join special access queue for the Queen's lying-in-state at Westminster Hall

People have begun to start queuing for the Queen's lying-in-state at Westminster Hall in London (Photo: Matthew Chattle/Future Publishing via Getty Images) → Read More

King Charles: a Scandi-style monarchy could help Charles show his emotional intelligence

King Charles III will introduce a more informal, 'Scandinavian-style' monarchy, Gordon Brown said. But the new King will hope to avoid the scandals which have rocked the Norwegian royals → Read More

BBC boss's performance before MPs highlights funding black hole that will force 'painful' cuts

More painful decisions to come, warns BBC boss Tim Davie as MPs challenge cost-cutting moves to merge news channels and shift CBBC & BBC Four online → Read More

Conservative leadership candidates Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss appear on BBC’s Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg in London

An insider said the comedian's interruption confirmed all Team Truss's prejudices about the BBC being 'left-wing and a bit silly' → Read More

‘Elton John is like a shark, he has to keep moving to stay alive’: David Furnish on rebooting the Rocketman

Sir Elton John 'didn’t have a computer' and was baffled by streaming says David Furnish, the star's husband and manager. His plan to rejuvenate the singer as a chart-topping pop act with Gen Z listeners has paid huge dividends → Read More

GB News presenters Colin Brazier and Alex Phillips axed in ‘bloodbath’ schedule shake-up

The GB News launch line-up featured former Labour MP Gloria De Piero, standing next to Andrew Neil who left after a rocky launch (Photo: GB News Instagram) → Read More

Emily Maitlis and Jon Sopel kick off new podcast The News Agents free of BBC restrictions with a Trump special

The former BBC presenters have promised they will not be afraid to 'call out lying guests' as they embark on their new venture → Read More

Mariah Carey shows she is true royalty in candid Meghan Markle podcast about being a diva

The second edition of Meghan Markle's Archetypes podcast featured special guest Mariah Carey discussing being called a 'diva' (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images) → Read More

Deepfake Newsnight politician interview depicted in BBC drama is a 'real threat', experts warn

A minister is shocked as hackers replace his live Newsnight interview with a deepfake clone - the scenario shown in BBC One disinformation drama The Capture could happen and President Zelensky is already a victim → Read More

BBC News channel merger will inflict 'bland hotel room fare' on viewers, says former boss

Former head of BBC TV News Roger Mosey says turning the BBC News channel into a global service will serve viewers the kind of 'bland fare' seen in international hotel rooms. → Read More

Diana spoke her truth in Bashir interview and BBC should let people see it, David Dimbleby says

The BBC refused David Dimbleby's request to use clips from the Diana Bashir interview for his series examining BBC controversies. He says the BBC's editorial independence is more important than Prince William's call to bury the interview → Read More

'There is simply no f**king excuse': How TV shows with disabled stars are challenging the able-bodied gaze

Broadcasters need to step up and take disability on TV seriously say producers of landmark new BBC drama, Ralph and Katie → Read More

Amol Rajan will be less 'magisterial' University Challenge host than Jeremy Paxman, colleagues say

Amol Rajan will be the 'students' friend' when he takes over University Challenge - but the BBC presenter's appointment has been criticised by a member of the show's team → Read More

BBC newsreader urges licence fee payers to protest new ad-funded BBC news channel

BBC presenter Martine Croxall slams 'foolhardy' move to replace BBC News channel with new 'global' rolling news service which will downgrade domestic news and be fronted from Washington → Read More

How mansions and yachts are divided in divorces of super-rich as Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall finalise split

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall will remain 'friends' after finalising their divorce. Hall will receive a generous settlement - do the very wealthiest have it easier when it comes to agreeing how to split their assets? → Read More

Netflix to recreate shamed Bashir-Diana interview in ‘The Crown’, defying BBC and Prince William

Prince William and the BBC want to bury the discredited Bashir Diana interview - but Netflix confims it will devote a whole episode of The Crown to recreating the encounter → Read More