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Prof. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

Director of the Reuters Institute

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and Professor of Political Communication at the University of Oxford.  
His research is focused on the changing role of news and media in our societies. He has written extensively about journalism, digital media, the business of news, political communication, misinformation and related topics in dozens of scholarly articles, edited volumes, and books, including Ground Wars (winner of the American Political Science Association’s Doris Graber Award for the best book on political communication published in the last ten years), The Power of Platforms (with Sarah Anne Ganter), and Avoiding the News (with Benjamin Toff and Ruth Palmer). In addition, he is co-author of the annual Reuters Institute Digital News Report

A frequent speaker at academic, industry, and policy-making conferences, he has provided expert advice to both governments and news media companies in several countries. His work has been covered by a wide variety of media all over the world, and he has written for the Financial Times, El País, The Hindu, the Indian Express, the Washington Post, and many other publications. He tweets at @rasmus_kleis

For a complete overview over Dr Nielsen’s research, please consult his Google Scholar Profile