Six Months Later: We’re Still Standing

Iwan Stone

At the start of lockdown, student media looked ahead in absolute panic. 

Isolated from our teams, our support networks, and attempting to keep up to date in a hurricane of updates and misinformation, it was a constant struggle to maintain six months of clear, precise and professional journalism. 

God, York delivered. URY somehow managed to continue from the presenter’s bedrooms forcing (almost) everyone to concede that they absolutely earned their enormous sweep of the YUSU Media Awards. 

The Lemon Compressed continued to spread nonsense to the four winds, YSTV adjusted to film through webcams, and even Muse managed to pull off the Weekly Nouse. 

In student media, we get a lot of bad press – some people see us as easy targets. We just fought through a global pandemic. Try your luck.