Revealed: The winner of the Russell Prize for the best writing of 2018

And so we come at last to that key annual moment in the life of licence fee payers everywhere: The Russell Prize. For those unblessed few who had the misfortune to miss last year’s inaugural event, this is a prize-giving ceremony…

‘Intimacy plus’: Is that what makes podcasts so popular?

If you mention the word “podcast” to people, many immediately come up with a list of “must listens”. But this popularity is fairly recent. Why have podcasts taken so long to become visible, and does that mean you can make…

PewDiePie v T-Series: The battle to be king of YouTube

Bhushan Kumar says he hadn’t heard of PewDiePie until a couple of months ago. That was when the 28-year-old Swede – real name Felix Kjellberg – mounted a challenge to Kumar’s Bollywood music label T-Series, to retain his status as…