Attendance at British cinemas in 2020 was 75 per cent down on the 176m admissions in 2019. Among those unable to attend due to the pandemic were film critics. Four of the UK’s leading film critics reveal to XCityPlus the home cinema set-up that’s got them through lockdown and what they miss about the silver screen.
Journalism for the greater good: Q&A with journalists about how to run a successful media campaign
In recent times, it feels like journalism has taken a beating. With allegations of fake news and misinformation constantly swirling around the journalistic landscape (often aided by the toxic environment of social media), it’s sometimes easy to forget what sits at the heart of journalism: reporting in the public interest.
The social media journalist: Q&A with Lewis Goodall
Lewis Goodall covers politics, policy, and economics for the BBC as Newsnight’s policy editor. He was a political correspondent for Sky News until 2019. Goodall’s prolific use of social media – with almost 40,000 tweets since 2011 – has led to him amassing over 200,000 followers on Twitter.
Mouthing off: The most heated on-air radio moments told by the broadcasters behind them
Like social media, talk radio lends itself to debate, criticism – and heated moments. Four radio hosts reveal to XCityPlus their most heated on-air encounter and whether they have any regrets.