1st December 2023 | By Zoe Spencer

“We cannot do nothing”: activists unite to mark the start of COP 28

A group of climate activists gathered at Media City on Thursday to hold world leaders and media corporations to account for the impact of climate...

Manchester Innocence Project

16th February 2022 | By David Smith

BBC reporter Nick Wallis to deliver talk about Horizon Post Office scandal

Victims of the Horizon scandal are to speak about the scandalous treatment the received which led to jail terms for some and sub-postmasters losing their...

Ripley Road television set

1st November 2020 | By Ellie McDermott

Ashton-under-Lyne sees new 1960s drama series for BBC One being filmed in the town

A new BBC One series written by award-winning writer Sarah Solemani is being filmed in Ashton-under-Lyne. Ridley Road is on the novel by Jo Bloom nasd has...


30th October 2020 | By Victoria Thiele

BBC news coverage targeted in ‘media war’ between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Armenian and Azerbaijani expats in Manchester are fighting a ‘media war’ over the recent violent clashes between their home countries. Local members of the Armenian...

Extinction Rebellion at Media City (photo by Louise Garman)

24th September 2020 | By Constance Enzler

Extinction Rebellion brings ‘Free the Truth’ message to MediaCityUK

Extinction Rebellion protestors took to MediaCityUK to denounce the BBC’s lack of serious reporting on climate change issues. The self-proclaimed “rebels” of the environmental group...


9th December 2019 | By karthiknair

BBC rolls out free digital resources to help improve communication among young children

The Tiny Happy People initiative seeks to bridge the communication gap among Greater Manchester pre-schoolers. The initiative, which was started by the Greater Manchester Combined...

Boycott Euro-vision 2019

8th February 2019 | By [email protected]

Palestinian protest at Media City calls for boycott of Eurovision 2019

Palestinian protest at Media City calls for boycott of BBC screening of Eurovision 2019


4th December 2018 | By Harry Stafford

Brexit could cause the broadcasting industry to be hit by extra licencing in the EU, forcing channels and jobs to leave the UK

Up to now communications regulator Ofcom issues broadcasters with licenses that are valid throughout the EU. In the case of a no-deal Brexit, U.K. based broadcasters...

The Detectives - Murder On The Street - BBC/Minnow Films/Will Morgan

10th January 2018 | By nq_admin

The Detectives director talks to Man Met students about filmmaking and true crime

Louise Malkinson, the producer/director of hit crime documentary The Detectives, came to Man Met to talk to criminology students about her work. Throughout her career, Louise Malkinson...


6th June 2017 | By Kieran Hepworth

“I’m the guy that called Theresa May rude on Question Time”: MMU student grills Theresa May on live TV

Andy Warhol once declared “everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes”. Not for one minute am I claiming to have been world-famous but it seems...


13th March 2017 | By nq_admin

TV Review – The Moorside

The BBC drama series, The Moorside, has had mixed reactions in the news with many people praising it for its portrayal of the disappearance with...