It’s 1987, the streets of New York City are pitch-black and still, but inside the packed venue of Paris Dupree’s annual ball, the world couldn’t be more different. Multicoloured lights illuminate a room crammed with dancing figures as synth-heavy 80s music pulsates. The dancers are clad in feathers, sequins, and outrageous make-up. Here, gender is subverted and rewritten.
Inside XCity Podcast: Episode 6
Today Nicola Blackburn and Jake Helm chat to Rhiannon Jenkins about her article on a City lecturer’s research into sexual harassment in the press. They are also joined by Ella Doyle, editor of book(ish), a new literary and cultural magazine.
Seven of the funniest news caption mistakes of the year
Captions; lower-thirds; banners; whatever you want to call them, news captions are as vital to broadcast journalism as an actual interview. But what about when things go wrong or, rather, hilariously right? We’ve hunted down some of the best jokes, blunders, and cheeky digs that caption writers have managed to sneak onto our screens in the last 12 months.
City Journalism partners with Bloomberg on diversity scheme
City will team up with Bloomberg and one of America’s top journalism schools next month to roll out a programme aiming at diversifying business journalism.
China’s expelled foreign journalists
XCityPlus spoke to Chris Buckley and Amy Qin about their expulsion from China and being a correspondent in offshore.