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Authors of the Digital News Report, the most comprehensive study of news consumption trends worldwide, discuss the key findings from this year’s report, in our podcast mini series.

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Episode 1: What you need to know image/svg+xml image/svg+xml

In our opening episode we look at the key findings from this year's report with two of the lead authors. We touch on getting people to pay for news, concerns about misinformation, declining levels of trust in the news media and more.

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Host:
Federica Cherubini is Head of Leadership Development at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. She is an expert in newsroom operations and organisational change, with ten years experience spanning major publishers, research institutes and editorial networks around the world.

Participants:
Nic Newman is a Senior Research Associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and is also a consultant on digital media, working actively with news companies on product, audience, and business strategies for digital transition. He also writes an annual report for the Institute on future media and technology trends. 

Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Professor of Political Communication at the University of Oxford, and served as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Press/Politics from 2015 to 2018. His work focuses on changes in the news media, political communication, and the role of digital technologies in both. 

Episode 2: The future of local news image/svg+xml image/svg+xml

In this episode we dive into the findings of our Digital News Report looking at the future of local news. Do people still care about local news and would they miss it if disappeared? How much do people trust local news compared with other news media?

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Host:
Federica Cherubini is Head of Leadership Development at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. She is an expert in newsroom operations and organisational change, with ten years experience spanning major publishers, research institutes and editorial networks around the world.

Guest:
Dr Anne Schulz is a postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Her doctoral work focused on populism, media perceptions, and news consumption. She is researching questions surrounding news audiences and digital news.

 

Episode 3: Who will pay for the news? image/svg+xml image/svg+xml

This episode focuses on the public's willingness to pay for news, what motivates them and what could persuade them. Authors of the Digital News Report, the most comprehensive study of news consumption trends worldwide, discuss the key findings from this year's report.

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Host:
Federica Cherubini is Head of Leadership Development at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. She is an expert in newsroom operations and organisational change, with ten years experience spanning major publishers, research institutes and editorial networks around the world.

Participants:
Dr Richard Fletcher is a Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute, and Team Leader of the Research Team. He is primarily interested in global trends in digital news consumption, comparative media research, the use of social media by journalists and news organizations, and more broadly, the relationship between technology and journalism.

Episode 4. Newsletters and podcasts: how to create news habits in your audience image/svg+xml image/svg+xml

In this episode we look at ongoing changes to news habits and how outlets can reach and engage audiences to develop sustainable news habits.

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Host:
Federica Cherubini is Head of Leadership Development at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. She is an expert in newsroom operations and organisational change, with ten years experience spanning major publishers, research institutes and editorial networks around the world.

Participants:
Nic Newman is a Senior Research Associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and is also a consultant on digital media, working actively with news companies on product, audience, and business strategies for digital transition. He also writes an annual report for the Institute on future media and technology trends.