What do you do when your deadline is looming, the panic is starting to set in, and you need an energy boost to get through the hours ahead? Hot cross buns; a ginger shot chaser to your coffee; or perhaps some crisps dipped in mayo? XCity asks journalists what they …
'I livestreamed Tonga's tsunami'
Interview with a Tongan based journalist on her experience living through the underwater volcano eruption and tsunami and reporting the disaster live for TV New Zealand. Written as a first-person account.
Showbiz journalist champions diversity of BBC reality show
Interview with a Daily Star journalist about his appearance on a BBC reality dating show.
Cartooning the climate crisis
In conversation with Australian political cartoonist, First Dog on the Moon.
Whipping up a Media Storm
In a new podcast funded by The Guilty Feminist and Acast, two City alumni have addressed the “dramatic misrepresentation” of minority groups in the media.
Last Mag Standing: XCity in a Lockdown
XCity Magazine, made for alumni of City University's Journalism Department, by Magazine MA Students 2021.
Spilling the Royal-Tea: Rhiannon Mills
From Megxit to Oprah: Sky News' Royal Correspondent Rhiannon Mills tells Ella Doyle about the evolving relationship between the royals and the press.
Day in the life of a locked-down journo
Embarrass yourself on Zoom. Cry into your Cheerios. Procrastinate. From killer pitch ideas to heartburn, Ella Doyle lives the (remote) dream
Care homes in crisis
Journalists who exposed the care home scandal talk to Jake Helm about the stories behind the death toll
The highs and lows of travel journalism
Instagram paints the life of a travel journalist to be endless press trips and freebies – but is it all it’s cracked up to be? Eleanor Howard talks to four travel writers about the reality behind the sunset snaps
Written in the stars
Once upon a time magazines were a reader's gateway into the world of astrology and a goldmine for publishers. Now that the internet has all but removed the glossy middleman, where has the money in horoscopes gone?
Former barrister and award-winning TV producer heads up Investigative MA
An award-winning investigative journalist and former criminal barrister has taken charge of the Investigative Journalism MA at City.
Babies and Bylines
More journalists are going freelance to look after their kids, but can you chase stories with a child on your lap? Asks Lauren Kelly
UNLOCKED: journos' phones
From BAFTAs to biscuits – reporters reveal the last snap they took. Compiled by Jessica Ransom and Laura Rutkowski.