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Experts from the Reuters Institute deliver research and insights online in a series of webinars. See details of each one and watch back the presentations and discussions in the links below.

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On how local and regional news is valued across different countries


The future of local and regional news

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Anne Schulz talks about how the research was conducted for this chapter in the 2020 Digital News Report and the attitude towards local and regional news across 40 different markets.

On the rise of podcasts and newsletters


Newsletters and podcasts: The power of habit

Senior Research Associate Nic Newman explores one of the chapters in the 2020 Digital News Report about the power of newsletters and podcasts and how they are being used to engage audiences more deeply.

On how people get their news about climate change


How people get their news about climate change

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Simge Andı talks about one of the chapters in the 2020 Digital News Report which looks at how people access news about climate change and the shift in public focus towards this global issue.

On news audience behaviour during major political events


News audience behaviour in electoral years: Evidence from the US, India, UK, Spain and France

Post-doctoral Research Fellow Sílvia Majó-Vázquez provides insight from her research on how people consume news during elections from 2016 to 2019.

On paywalls, platforms and podcasts in local news


Paywalls, platforms and podcasts: The continuing digital transition of local news

Research Associate Joy Jenkins shares the primary findings from an ongoing research project which focuses on the digital transition of local news around Europe and the challenges that these local outlets face.

On statistics for journalists


A guide to statistics for journalists

Principal of Green Templeton College Professor Denise Lievesley talks about the role of statistics in societies, the important of obtaining accuracy, and the battle against misinformation in the media.

On the American press covering Donald Trump

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What I learned by watching the American press try to cover Donald Trump

Jay Rosen (professor of journalism at New York University) shares some reflections on how the American media has covered and how it continues to cover the presidency of Donald Trump.

On British attitudes to the news media during a pandemic

Polarised attitudes towards COVID-19 news coverage

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Senior Research Fellow Richard Fletcher presents findings from our survey from the COVID-19 News and Information Project. The research is tracking the UK public's attitudes towards the news media and government as the pandemic progresses.

On the pandemic and press freedom

How COVID-19 is threatening press freedom worldwide


Meera Selva, Director of the Journalist Fellowship Programme, and expert on media freedom, outlined some of the new threats to journalism that have arisen due to the coronavirus pandemic.

On the role of news podcasts


Opportunities for news podcasting and the impact of COVID-19

Senior Research Associate Nic Newman discusses his research into the news-based podcast scene in five key markets. He looks at how popular podcasts and producers have reacted to the coronavirus pandemic.

On misinformation during the coronavirus pandemic

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How COVID-19 misinformation is created and shared worldwide

Research Fellow Scott Brennen discusses recent factsheet on misinformation being made and shared around the coronavirus pandemic. Research takes into account 225 checks conducted by fact-checking organisations.

On news access, platform use and trust during the coronavirus pandemic

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Navigating the 'infodemic': key findings from our new report on how people access news about coronavirus

Director of the Reuters Institute Rasmus Nielsen outlines findings from report looking into how people are accessing news about coronavirus, who they trust to keep them informed and how these trends differ by age, education, political viewpoint and other variables.

On the role of women in editorial roles

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Rewriting the news: women and media leadership in 2020

Director of our Journalist Fellowship Programme Meera Selva outlines research she co-authored into the gender breakdown of editors in a strategic sample of 200 major online and offline news outlets in ten different markets across four continents.

On the role of public service media during coronavirus

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Challenges and opportunities of public service news

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Anne Schulz discusses findings from last year's report on the reach of public service media. She examines what public broadcasters around the world are doing to serve the needs of their audiences during the coronavirus pandemic.

On news use during a pandemic

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How do people around the world get informed about coronavirus and about the responses to the pandemic?

Director of the Reuters Institute Rasmus Nielsen draws on research from the Reuters Institute and others around the world to discuss how people may be accessing news about the coronavirus pandemic, and the role that journalism can play in helping audiences through challenging times.