Author Archives: Reuters Institute

About Reuters Institute

The Reuters Institute marks Oxford University's commitment to create an international research centre in the comparative study of journalism. Anchored in the recognition of the key role of independent media in open societies and the power of information in the modern world, the RISJ aims to serve as the leading forum for a productive engagement between scholars from a wide range of disciplines and the practitioners of journalism.

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

By Cristina Marconi Today will be remembered as a glorious day for old-school journalism. Ansa, the main Italian news agency, broke the news that Pope Benedict XVI will step down on February 28th at 8pm thanks to the ability of … Continue reading

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Obama’s steps on climate change, from silence to action?

By Catalina Arévalo Despite high temperatures, droughts and record wildfires, the 2012 presidential campaign in the US will go down in history as the first, since 1988, that saw no mention of climate change in any of the presidential and … Continue reading

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Why Newsweek died – at least in print

By Letícia Sorg When in 2004 I started working in journalism, as an intern at Veja, the magazine’s ads highlighted the fact that the Brazilian newsweekly was the fourth biggest in the world, circulation-wise – behind America’s Time and Newsweek … Continue reading

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