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.
China’s expelled foreign journalists
XCityPlus spoke to Chris Buckley and Amy Qin about their expulsion from China and being a correspondent in offshore.
Disability in the newsroom
The Extend in News scheme is improving representation at the BBC by creating opportunities for journalists with visible or hidden disabilities. Interviews conducted by Maud Rowell, XCity Deputy Listings Editor and Accessibility Officer.
Who said it: Sportswriter or Sportsperson?
See if you can guess whether each of these outlandish statements was made by writer or a sportsperson in XCity’s latest quiz. [playbuzz-item url=”//www.playbuzz.com/charlesmcquaid10/sportswriter-vs-sportsperson”]
Video: Reporting the Eritrean refugee crisis
There are 5,000 refugees fleeing the North African country, Eritrea, every month. It is the second biggest refugee crisis after Syria, but their stories rarely reach the world’s press. Reporters Without Borders have called Eritrea a “blackhole of information”, ranking its press freedom the worst in the world for the past eight years. Investigative