“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.
“If you lose hope, there is no meaning to life”: Hayat Mirshad on fighting gender inequality in Lebanon
Elizabeth Gregory meets Hayat Mirshad, the activist and journalist fighting for a better future in a country struggling to survive.
Second name on XCity Award shortlist announced: Mary Fitzgerald
The outgoing editor of openDemocracy has been shortlisted for the XCity Award for her work in holding the government to account through its interrogation of social and political issues.
Who to follow for refugee coverage on social media
There are 79.5 million people around the world who have been forced to flee their homes because of conflict, violence or persecution. Every four seconds, one more person becomes displaced. That’s 23,800 every day. While media coverage of the crisis reached its peak in 2015, refugees and displaced people face continued suffering.
Seven essential virtual interview tips
Britain’s top broadcast journalists – from Laura Kuenssberg to Robert Peston – give XCityPlus some tips on virtual interviews.
Documenting the Trump presidency: An interview with The Guardian’s David Smith
It is November 2016, and David Smith is at the New York Hilton hotel for Donald Trump’s election night party. Trademark scarlet caps are displayed in glass cases, like holy relics promising to make America great again.
The evening begins quietly, with few expecting a Trump win. But as the results roll in on giant television screens, excitement bubbles through the gathering crowds.
What Apple News is hiding about its notifications
Beneath the user-friendly surface, there is a decaying impartiality at the core of Apple News Just three days before the 2019 general election, Apple News sent out a push notification linking to three video highlights of the Conservative campaign; Boris Johnson pocketing a reporter’s phone, Matt Hancock being heckled by activists
Quiz: How much do you remember from your City days?
Come on, City wasn’t THAT long ago.