Trolls “radicalised” by social media have “put people off from coming into journalism”, a BBC journalist warned at a City event discussing mental health and journalism.
Producing XCity in a pandemic
Until three weeks ago, many of this year’s Magazine MA cohort had never met face-to-face after months of remote working. Nicola Blackburn and Nick Harris reveal the realities of XCity production in a pandemic.
Inside XCity Podcast: Episode 8
In the final episode of the series, Nicola Blackburn and Jake Helm are joined by Aisha Rimi, Editor of XCity magazine, and Chloé Meley, chatting all about the XCity Award.
XCity Award winner announced: Dina Aboughazala
The winner of this year’s XCity Award and £500 prize is Dina Aboughazala, the founder of a brand-new startup that empowers journalists in the Middle East and Africa.
News as resistance: Reporting Myanmar
“Journalists were widely regarded as traitors, enemies to the state.” Poppy Mcpherson, City alumna, is the South East Asia correspondent at Reuters, and has been reporting on Myanmar’s political situation since 2015.
City’s Associate Dean wins John C. Hartsock Prize
An essay about Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich has landed City lecturer an award.
The Five Ws Podcast: Jane Flanagan
Today, Kay Leong speaks to City Journalism alumni Jane Flanagan, who works as The Times’ Africa Correspondent.
Fifth name on XCity Award shortlist announced: Ben Hunte
The BBC’s first LGBT correspondent and their newest West Africa correspondent has been shortlisted for the XCity Award for his work shedding light on anti-LGBT discrimination.
The Five Ws Podcast: Claire Miller
In today’s podcast, Isabelle Gray speaks to Reach PLC’s Head of Data Journalism, Claire Miller.
Fourth name on XCity Award shortlist announced: Rabiu Alhassan
A pioneering investigative journalist has been shortlisted for the XCity Award for his work setting up Ghana Fact, the largest fact-checking network in Ghanaian history.
A piece of Chanté’s mind: Video series
For the fourth instalment of the series, we’re hearing from Chanté Joseph, a freelance writer who has written for publications such as British Vogue, The Guardian, and VICE. She tells us about finding a support network in journalism and an article she wished she had written.
The Five Ws Podcast: Elle Rudd
XCityPlus ask journalists the who, what, why, where and when of their careers. Today, Charlotte Colombo speaks to Elle Rudd.