Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) is a UK-based research centre and think tank founded in 2006, which operates Thomson Reuters Journalism Fellowship Programme, also known as the Reuters Fellowship.

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Established2006 (2006)
DirectorRasmus Kleis Nielsen

History Edit

The institute was founded in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford in 2006 to conduct scholarly and professional research on news media, operate the Thomson Reuters Journalism Fellowship Programme, and host academic research fellows. The RISJ works to bridge daily working journalism and academic study. The Institute regularly holds seminars and events and has an extensive publication programme.[citation needed]

Description Edit

The Reuters Institute is the University of Oxford's research centre on issues affecting news media globally.[1]

Funding and governance Edit

The Reuters Institute receives core funding from the Thomson Reuters Foundation and additional funding from media companies, foundations, and science academies worldwide.[2]

As of 2019 the institute's staff includes Rasmus Kleis Nielsen as director,[3][4] and Meera Selva as deputy director and director of the Journalist Fellowship Programme.[5][6]

Publications Edit

Each year, the RISJ publishes predictive reports on trends in the news industry.[7] It also publishes an annual digital news report.[1]

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History Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ a b Faulconbridge, Guy (22 June 2021). "People want trusted news, Reuters Institute says". Reuters. Retrieved 23 February 2022.
  2. ^ "Oxford journalism institute aims to bridge trust gap". The Guardian. 20 January 2006. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Dr Rasmus Kleis Nielsen". Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  4. ^ Grau, Mel (31 August 2021). "Registration opens today for the world's largest fact-checking summit". Poynter Institute. Retrieved 23 February 2022.
  5. ^ Sillick, Bob (17 December 2021). "Reuters Oxford Climate Journalism Network". Editor & Publisher. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  6. ^ Kunova, Marcela; Granger, Jacob (21 December 2021). "Predictions for digital journalism: tech, newsletters, climate and multimedia". Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  7. ^ Kunova, Marcela (10 January 2022). "Reuters Institute predictions for 2022: nine trends you need to know about". Retrieved 22 February 2022.
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