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  1. Why it is so difficult for media companies to change

    ‘It’s not about money. Money is the last thing you talk about when you talk about business models.’ This was one of several surprising quotes from Robert Picard during a RISJ presentation on the reasons why so many media...read more ›

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    Three new research papers by Reuters Journalism Fellows now online

    Three new research papers by Reuters Journalism Fellows are now online: Eleanor Hall, the presenter of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s The World Today, has examined the use of e-campaigning and social networking by...read more ›

  3. Social media is like an amplification, like a megaphone

    From breaking news on the death of popstar Michael Jackson to leading coverage of Iran's post-election violence, social media websites have transformed the news industry forever, a paper from the Reuters Institute of Journalism...read more ›

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    Social media is real and here to stay

    The news last week that the Prime Minister’s wife, Sarah Brown, has more Twitter devotees than Stephen Fry, is a further reminder of the onward march of social media.Politicians, entertainers, marketers and captains of...read more ›

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    Navigating the Crisis in Local News - RISJ publishes 3 local news studies

    The RISJ has today published three working papers examining different aspects of the current crisis in local news together with potential alternative policy solutions. These studies were commissioned by Ofcom to inform their...read more ›

  6. Breaking News - the changing relationship between blogs and mainstream media

    Citizen journalism is here to stay – Reuters Institute report presented at the 2009 Oxford Social Media Convention Former Reuters Fellow and Washington Post columnist John Kelly presented his report “Red Kayaks and Hidden...read more ›

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    New research papers by Reuters Journalist Fellows now available online

    The research papers of four Reuters Journalist Fellows can now be downloaded from the Reuters Institute website.Serving Readers in Fractured Societies: Case Studies from South Africa and the BalkansJohn Conyngham Editor...read more ›

  8. Tighter definition of 'public interest' needed to safeguard privacy

    The British MP expenses scandal first disclosed in the Daily Telegraph in May this year has added new fervour to the already fiery debate about the point at which freedom of information and expression meet the right to the...read more ›