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We are very pleased to speak to news organisations and our research and commentary on the trends facing news and journalism regularly appear across the world's media. See our Reuters Institute in the News webpage for a selection of our contributions.

 

For general press enquiries please contact:

Matthew Leake, Communications and Media Officer

Eduardo Suárez, Head of Communications


See below for a list of experts, the topics they are able to comment on, and their contact details.

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

Rasmus Nielsen

Professor of Political Communication, University of Oxford
Director of the Reuters Institute


Research topics and expertise:

  • Impact of platforms and social media
  • Online misinformation
  • Political communication
  • Audience research
  • Business of news
  • Digital media and journalism
  • Media policy
  • The work of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism 
Meera Selva

meera

Deputy Director of the Reuters Institute and Director of Journalist Fellowship Programme

Research topics and expertise:

  • Press Freedom
  • Journalists Under Pressure
  • Gender and Diversity in the media
  • Censorship
  • Global Media trends (especially in the Global South)

Email: meera.selva@politics.ox.ac.uk

Richard Fletcher

Richard Fletcher

Senior Research Fellow

Research topics and expertise:

  • Audience research
  • Digital news consumption
  • Social media
  • Polarisation
  • Paying for news

Email: richard.fletcher@politics.ox.ac.uk

Benjamin Toff

Ben Toff

Senior Research Fellow

Research topics and expertise:

  • Audience research
  • News avoidance
  • Political communication
  • Public opinion and polling
  • Digital media and journalism

Email: benjamin.toff@politics.ox.ac.uk

Nic Newman
nic

Senior Research Associate

Research topics and expertise:

  • Changing Audience Behaviour
  • Technology Trends
  • Impact of Platforms and Social Media
  • New Business Models
  • Editorial Analytics, and Other Data Uses

Email: nic.newman@gmail.com

Sumitra Badrinathan

Sumitra Badrinathan

Research Fellow

Research topics and expertise:

  • Misinformation
  • Social media (especially WhatsApp)
  • Indian politics
  • Experimental research

Email: sumitra.badrinathan@politics.ox.ac.uk

Mackenzie Common

Mackenzie Common

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research topics and expertise:

  • Social media
  • Content moderation
  • Digital rights
  • Internet law

Email: mackenzie.common@politics.ox.ac.uk

Sílvia Majó-Vázquez

Silvia

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research topics and expertise:

  • Scientific misinformation
  • Science communication
  • Online misinformation
  • Digital media and journalism
  • History of science and technology

Email: silvia.majo-vazquez@politics.ox.ac.uk

Camila Mont'Alverne

Camila Mont'Alverne

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research topics and expertise:

  • Political journalism
  • Media trust
  • Elections & political campaigns online
  • Politics in Brazil and Latin America
  • Brazilian political and media systems

Email: camila.montalverne@politics.ox.ac.uk

Craig T. Robertson

Craig T. Robertson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research topics and expertise:

  • Fact-checking
  • Misinformation
  • News trust and credibility
  • News audiences

Email: craig.robertson@politics.ox.ac.uk

Amy Ross Arguedas

Amy Ross

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research topics and expertise:

  • Trust in news
  • Science/health news
  • Health and media

Email: amy.rossarguedas@politics.ox.ac.uk