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Sep
28
When less journalism is more

When less journalism is more

The shift to digital unleashed the floodgates on a tidal wave of journalism of often variable content. And, finally, publishers are discovering that smaller amounts of more valuable work can be better.
4 min read
Jun
16
Digital News Report 2020: the trust crisis and its solutions

Digital News Report 2020: the trust crisis and its solutions

2020's edition of the Reuters Institute Digital News Report is dominated, as you would expect, with the changes wrought by the pandemic. But there's an underlying trends that's worth focusing on.
8 min read
Feb
05
General Election 2019: the news media failed profoundly — but not in the way you think

General Election 2019: the news media failed profoundly — but not in the way you think

Reuters Institute research shows that most of what we believe about the general public and politics news is wrong — and that we are profoundly failing to engage them.
6 min read
Dec
03
News podcasts: profitable and engaging — but have we got the format right?

News podcasts: profitable and engaging — but have we got the format right?

New research from the Reuters Institute suggests that publishers are waking up to the opportunity for greater audience engagement through podcasting - but are they taking the right approach?
9 min read
Oct
25
Engaged journalism, membership models and communities under attack: important new research from the Reuters Institute

Engaged journalism, membership models and communities under attack: important new research from the Reuters Institute

By deeply researching the audience engagement of three news outlets under sustained assault by hostile organisations, Dr Julie Posetti and team have come up with some vital work
6 min read
Jun
12
Digital News Report 2019 launch: connecting with readers and building trust in news

Digital News Report 2019 launch: connecting with readers and building trust in news

The annual Reuters Institute Digital News Report was published today — and a panel discussed the implications for journalism of its key findings. Here's my notes.
9 min read
Jan
10
Media Trends 2019: an earthquake in audience engagement, and openness to new business models

Media Trends 2019: an earthquake in audience engagement, and openness to new business models

The 2019 edition of the Journalism, Media and Technology Trends and Predictions report finds an industry rethinking many of its assumptions about the way digital operates.
7 min read
Nov
15
Journalism on Smart Speakers: key findings from the Reuters Institute research

Journalism on Smart Speakers: key findings from the Reuters Institute research

Nic Newman has dug into the use of smart speakers for news. There's a market there - but how big is it, and how fast will it grow?
5 min read
Jun
14
Digital News Report 2018: traffic from — and trust in — social media on the decline

Digital News Report 2018: traffic from — and trust in — social media on the decline

The new Digital News Report is out - and things are looking grim in the intersection of social media and news. Here's a couple of preliminary observations.
4 min read