In this week's podcast we speak to freelance journalist and trainer Amardeep Bassey, who has spent close to 25 years working in the multicultural city of Birmingham, UK.

He explains the need for local reporters to break out of their comfort zones and into other British communities — but there are potential perils and pitfalls in doing so.

We spoke about the best practices and common mistakes around reporting on race and religion and what we need to know to do it right.

Free daily newsletter

If you like our news and feature articles, you can sign up to receive our free daily (Mon-Fri) email newsletter (mobile friendly).