If you haven’t stumbled across the new internet phenomenon that is TikTok, I’m slightly jealous. Millions of young people have been caught in the snare of the social media app – 689 million users every month, to be precise.
Four times journalists hit back at Twitter trolls
The classic advice given to children is to “turn the other cheek” if someone is bothering them: Don’t give people the satisfaction of a reaction. But life online means abuse has found a home in people’s very own notifications and it soon becomes hard to ignore. Journalism especially invites a world of criticism and although social media gives journalists more exposure, it comes at a price.
Six tips for data journalism from industry experts
Three prominent British journalists who know all about creating data-driven work are: John Burn-Murdoch, Senior Data-Visualisation Journalist at The Financial Times; Ashley Kirk, Visual Projects Editor at The Guardian; and Alex Homer, Senior Journalist at the BBC Shared Data Unit. Here are their top tips for getting to grips with data-driven journalism.
Seven essential virtual interview tips
Britain’s top broadcast journalists – from Laura Kuenssberg to Robert Peston – give XCityPlus some tips on virtual interviews.
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.