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The Little Red Podcast that could! Winner Australian Podcast Awards

The Little Red Podcast, co-hosted by The Citizen’s audio and video editor and CAJ senior lecturer Louisa Lim with the Australian National University’s Dr Graeme Smith is winner of the news and current affairs category in the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards. 

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The Little Red Podcast has won the news and current affairs category in the 2018 Australian Podcast Awards – you can find the full list of nominees here. The show provides fresh, expert takes on China that go beyond the obvious. Combining journalistic sensibilities with academic rigour, it discusses the pressing issues of Xi Jinping’s China, and how their impact is felt far beyond the Beijing beltway. From East Timor to Eastern Qinghai, it takes listeners to forgotten places that are missed in mainstream narratives of modern China.

Hosted by Graeme Smith, China studies academic now at ANU, and Louisa Lim, former China correspondent for the BBC and NPR, now with the Centre for Advancing Journalism at Melbourne University. Follow them on Twitter @limlouisa and @GraemeKSmith. Check it out through our podcast page here.


About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

  • Editor: Jo Chandler
  • Reporter: Qiyun (Gwen) Liu
  • Audio & Video editor: Louisa Lim
  • Data editor: Craig Butt
  • Editor-In-Chief: Andrew Dodd
  • Business editor: Lucy Smy
Winner — BEST PUBLICATION 2016 Ossie Awards