Department for Culture Media and Sport

The UK Government's Digital Strategy is Vital to Technology in Britain

Edward Lowe | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

The government needs to not rest on its laurels of the previous Digital strategy, but continue to strive to support the Digital industries in every way possible. The Digital Strategy will be an important document in setting these priorities. I urge all companies and public bodies to contribute their ideas to this plan to produce a more cohesive and meaningful strategy.

DCMS Twitter Account Hacked With Taunting Messages To Maria Miller

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Politics

Humiliating messages taunting Maria Miller for her rogue expense claims were posted on her Department's official Twitter account, saying the Conservat...

Superfast Broadband 'Behind Schedule' Says Highly Critical Report

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech

The government programme to roll out superfast broadband to 90% of the population is running late and lacks strong competition to protect public value...

Google Accused Of Dragging Its Feet Over Demotion Of Pirate Sites

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Tech

In August Google promised media organisations that it would take significant steps to downgrade the rankings of pirate sites – but it has been accus...

British Film in the Age of Austerity

Ben Mirza | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ben Mirza

Throughout its long and tumultuous history Britain's film industry has, at its heart, been the creative tool for which we as a nation can flex our cultural muscle on the world stage.

Jeremy Hunt Will Not Face Immediate Inquiry, Says David Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress & Asa Bennett | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has insisted that he will take no action against Jeremy Hunt until the culture secretary has appeared before the Leveson inquiry into pr...

Want Faster Broadband? You'll Have To Fight For It

PA | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Politics

The Government has named 10 UK cities eligible to fight it out for a share of £100 million to boost broadband speeds. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hun...