Brazilians will vote in a second round of elections on 28 October. But how do Brazilians get their news? The 2018 Digital News Report found that 66% access news on social media, while 33% of 18 - 24s use social media as their main source of news.
Journalist Fellow Mark Corcoran explores the growth of the satellite imagery industry and its growing importance in reporting the news.
Ntibinyane Ntibinyane, Reuters Institute Journalist Fellow in 2018, investigates the opportunities and risks of donor-funded journalism in Africa. This report looks at the Amabhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism, and the role it played in uncovering the Bell Pottinger/Guptas story that shook the South African government. Ntibinyane also discusses the tough choices he has made while running the INK Centre for Investigative Journalism in Botswana.
Abdalla Hassan, an Egyptian journalist and former RISJ Journalist Fellow, on his experiences working within Egypt's 'red lines' of censorship. He describes how, before the 2011 'Arab Spring', social media offered hope, but now, he argues, social media is increasingly being used as a tool for further repression in Egypt's tightly controlled media environment.
The report focuses on the issues of trust and misinformation, new online business models, the impact of changing Facebook algorithms and the rise of new platforms and messaging apps
Commercial news organisations across Europe continue to make major investments in social media, and regard social media as crucial to their digital strategy, new report by Alessio Cornia.
The Reuters Institute's Media Leadership Programmes are designed for journalists, editors and newsroom managers who have recently assumed a news leadership role, aspire to hold one, or would like further insight into becoming an effective newsroom leader.
Julie Posetti, Senior Research Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
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