A recent report has laid bare the escalation of gender-based violence faced by female journalists over the past decade, both online and in the real world.
How to do TikTok journalism: the experts weigh in
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.
Journalists need greater protections for their mental health, City panel event warns
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.
Newspaper licensing in the age of social media: Q&A
Becca Challis interviews Andrew Hughes, secretary general of the Press Database and Licensing Network (PDLN) and founding member of the Newspaper Licensing Agency (NLA).
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.
A year of investigations and online trolling: An interview with the BBC’s Rianna Croxford
Rianna Croxford is good at firsts. The first in her family to attend university, the first Journalism Diversity Fund Financial Times intern and now, at 26, the BBC’s youngest ever network news correspondent.
Review: We Are Bellingcat
Becca Challis reviews the book We are Bellingcat: An Intelligence Agency for the People by Eliot Higgins – a starter-kit for ‘armchair journalists’.
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.