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1 Digital News Report 2021. Episode 1: What you need to know Authors of the Digital News Report, the most comprehensive study of news consumption trends worldwide, discuss the key findings from this year's report. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Nic Newman, Frederica Cherubini 21 Jun 2021
2 Episode 2 - Cindy Yu, Broadcast Editor In this episode we speak to Cindy Yu, Broadcast Editor at the Spectator about her childhood experiences in China, her best moments in Oxford and what she does in her job today at the Spectator. Cindy Yu, Ailsa Brown, Sahil Shah, Tomás Sergeant 11 Jun 2021
3 How to use metrics to understand your audience and sell subscriptions In this podcast we look at how one of the world's leading newsrooms uses data to inform various steps of the newsmaking process in order to engage with audiences and drive subscriptions. Sophie Ho, Federica Cherubini 03 Jun 2021
4 Walter Benjamin’s Journalistic Networks Walter Benjamin was not only a leading modernist thinker but also a versatile and prolific journalist. This podcast discusses his journalism as a creative laboratory for his cultural theory and as part of a wider network of people and ideas. Carolin Duttlinger, Daniel Weidner, Carl Schoenfeld 06 May 2021
5 How press freedom is threatened in Hungary and Poland For World Press Freedom Day we look at the pressures on independent journalism in two EU countries Meera Selva, Peter Erdelyi, Jakub Krupa 29 Apr 2021
6 Diversity of voices in journalism In this episode of our 'Future of Journalism' podcast, we speak to Nikki Usher about journalism's challenges around equity, diversity and sustainability Nikki Usher 13 Apr 2021
7 How can we amplify women's voices in journalism? In this episode we speak to to three women journalists from Kyrgyzstan, India and Indonesia discuss female representation in the news media, why they got into journalism, and how to ensure women’s voices and interests are heard. Meera Selva, Bermet Talant, Ipsita Chakravarty, Christine Franciska 04 Mar 2021
8 How to build a successful value-driven membership model In this episode of our 'Future of Journalism' podcast, we look at the values that drive a thriving membership model at an Argentinean news site Federica Cherubini, Chani Guyot 26 Feb 2021
9 What should we expect for journalism in 2021? In this episode of our podcast we delve into our survey of 234 digital leaders in 43 countries to look at the major trends that will influence journalism in the year ahead. Frederica Cherubini, Nic Newman 21 Jan 2021
10 How 2020 changed journalism In this final Future of Journalism podcast of the year, members of our senior leadership team reflect on this momentous year for journalism and what we can perhaps look forward to next year Eduardo Suárez, Rasmus Nielsen, Meera Selva, Federica Cherubini 18 Dec 2020
11 How premium lifestyle journalism sells subscriptions Journalists from some of Scandinavia's leading news publishers discuss their organisations' premium news strategies, the value of lifestyle news and the false dichotomy of hard/soft news, and the role of gender. Meera Selva, Jenni Kangasniemi, Evelyn Jones 10 Dec 2020
12 What drives trust in news and what can be done to rebuild it Two authors of the first report from our Trust in News Project discuss how partisanship, transparency and other factors may contribute to trust in news, and what outstanding questions need exploring. Frederica Cherubini, Camila Mont Alverne, Benjamin Toff 10 Dec 2020
13 Alan Rusbridger discusses his new book and how to rebuild trust in news In a chat with Rasmus Nielsen, Alan Rusbridger, former Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian, argues journalists should be more transparent and rethink their relationship with their audience Alan Rusbridger, Rasmus Nielsen 04 Dec 2020
14 The impact of COVID-19 on daily news podcasts Author of a new report into the trends around news podcasts during the COVID-19 pandemic Nic Newman discusses his findings. How successful are these podcasts? What different formats exist? What do news outlets need to consider? Frederica Cherubini, Nic Newman 30 Nov 2020
15 How 2020 is changing newsrooms around the world Rasmus Nielsen speaks to Federica Cherubini about her report looking at the central challenges facing news organisations in 2020 according to a survey of 136 newsroom leaders from around the world Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Frederica Cherubini 09 Nov 2020
16 How to engage with your audience: why public editors still matter Kathy English, former public editor of the Toronto Star, discusses what public editors do, their role in ensuring accountability to readers, and how reader engagement via public editors has changed over the years. Meera Selva, Kathy English 09 Nov 2020
17 How the BBC addresses the challenge of disinformation worldwide Rebecca Skippage, leader of the BBC’s Disinformation Team, discusses it's efforts to address mis/disinformation, its decisions about weighing in on misleading or false information and the disinformation unit’s relations with the rest of the BBC Meera Selva, Rebecca Skippage 09 Nov 2020
18 Who are most vulnerable to misinformation about the pandemic Federica Cherubini speaks with Rasmus Nielsen and Richard Fletcher, two of the authors of a recent report about the coronavirus communication crisis in the UK. Frederica Cherubini, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Richard Fletcher 27 Oct 2020
19 St Antony's Looks at the World Ep 5: Adam Pourahmadi For our fifth edition of St Antony's Looks at the World we are delighted to be joined by Adam Pourahmadi (MPhil Modern Middle Eastern Studies, 2015), Digital Producer at CNN. Adam Pourahmadi 20 Aug 2020
20 Holding power to account Matthew Caruana Galizia shares an incredibly moving account of his family's campaign to investigate his mother's murder Matthew Caruana Galizia 03 Aug 2020
21 Digital News Report 2020. Episode 5: How People Access News about Climate Change This episode focuses on the how people get news about climate change and how this differs across different countries, age brackets and attitudes towards the issue. Frederica Cherubini, Simge Andi 10 Jul 2020
22 Digital News Report 2020. Episode 6. How should journalists cover politics? In this episode we look at what people think when it comes to the news media covering politics. Frederica Cherubini, Richard Fletcher 25 Jun 2020
23 Digital News Report 2020. Episode 4. Newsletters and podcasts: how to create news habits in your audience In this episode we look at ongoing changes to news habits and how outlets can reach and engage audiences to develop sustainable news habits. Frederica Cherubini, Nic Newman 25 Jun 2020
24 Digital News Report 2020. Episode 3: Who will pay for the news? This episode focuses on the public's willingness to pay for news, what motivates them and what could persuade them. Frederica Cherubini, Richard Fletcher 25 Jun 2020
25 Digital News Report 2020. Episode 2: The future of local news Authors of the Digital News Report, the most comprehensive study of news consumption trends worldwide, discuss the key findings from this year's report. This episode focuses on our findings on the state and future of local news. Federica Cherubini, Anne Schulz 15 Jun 2020
26 Digital News Report 2020. Episode 1: What you need to know Authors of the Digital News Report, the most comprehensive study of news consumption trends worldwide, discuss the key findings from this year's report Federica Cherubini, Nic Newman, Rasmus Kleis 15 Jun 2020
27 The role of the Today programme in a national crisis Sarah Sands, editor of the Today programme, on the role of the BBC flagship radio news show Sarah Sands 09 Jun 2020
28 Fact checking a global story Clara Jiménez Cruz is co-founder and head of Maldita.es, a Spanish non-profit news organisation focused on stopping disinformation through fact-checking and data journalism Clara Jiménez Cruz 09 Jun 2020
29 What I learned by watching the American press try to cover Donald Trump Journalism lecturer and prominent media critic Jay Rosen outlines his thoughts on the US press's coverage of President Trump Jay Rosen 09 Jun 2020
30 Reporting pandemics: Measles and Coronavirus in the Pacific Islands Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson, investigative reporter from Samoa speaks about reporting on the twin pandemics in the Pacific Islands Lagipoiva Cherelle Jackson 09 Jun 2020
31 Buliding a global media brand Senior Editor at the Atlantic Prashant Rao discusses broadening the reach of the publication beyond the US Prashant Rao 09 Jun 2020
32 Brexit in a time of crisis Anand Menon discusses whether the coronavirus pandemic has distracted attention from the Brexit negotiations Anand Menon 09 Jun 2020
33 A new wave: female editors and new audiences Meera Selva and Simge Andi of the Reuters Institute discuss the implications of their research on the numbers of women leading newsrooms around the world Meera Selva, Simge Andi 16 Mar 2020
34 Political gossip and how it drives everything Political writer Marie Le Conte on how Westminster gossip is intrinsic to politics reporting Marie Le Conte 11 Mar 2020
35 A dangerous moment: reporting Hong Kong's protests Emily Tsang, reporter at South China Morning Post and Wei Du, international correspondent at Channel News Asia, describe the difficulties of covering the protests against the controversial extradition law Emily Tsang, Wei Du 24 Feb 2020
36 Misinformation and propaganda wars in Ukraine and Russia Maryana Drach, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service director, and Gulmira Amangalieva, reporter at Freenews-Volga, Russia outine the threats to journalism in their countries. Maryana Drach, Gulmira Amangalieva 14 Feb 2020
37 Leading Digital Transformation Inga Thordar, Execuive Editor of CNN Digital International, talks about her career and her championing of digital news output at one of the world's leading news outlets. Inga Thordar 31 Jan 2020
38 2e. Artificial Intelligence and the news Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, gives the fifth talk in the second Ethics in AI seminar, held on January 27th 2020 (postponed from December 2nd 2019). Rasmus Kleis Nielsen 27 Jan 2020
39 The truth behind filter bubbles Is the concern around filter bubbles in news use warranted? Richard Fletcher outlines the evidence. Richard Fletcher 24 Jan 2020
40 The 2019 Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters New Yorker fiction through the decades Deborah Treisman 12 Dec 2019
41 Putting the audience at the heart of journalism Federica Cherubini, Engagement Manager at Hearken, on tried and tested methods of audience engagement in journalism Federica Cherubini 04 Dec 2019
42 The 50:50 Project: increasing women's representation in the BBC's journalism Ros Atkins of BBC News talks about how the 50:50 project led to a significant increase in the number of women appearing across the BBC's journalism. Ros Atkins 11 Nov 2019
43 Journalism under assault Meera Selva, Director of the RISJ Journalist Fellowship Programme, discusses attacks on journalists and the media in central and eastern Europe. Meera Selva 05 Nov 2019
44 The State of Journalism Head of News and Current Affairs at Channel 4 Dorothy Byrne 05 Nov 2019
45 Surviving the cash crunch: Bhekisisa's road to non-profit health and social justice journalism Mia Malan, journalist, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series. Mia Malan 18 Oct 2019
46 The 2019 Esmond Harmsworth Lecture in American Arts and Letters New Yorker fiction through the decades Deborah Treisman 27 Jun 2019
47 Should the state pay for journalism? Polly Curtis considers how journalism has become unsustainable and what role the state should play in making it widely available Polly Curtis 05 Mar 2019
48 Diving Deep. Slow News and Reader Engagement Chris Cook of 'slow news' start-up Tortoise on providing an alternative to the 24/7 news cycle Chris Cook 18 Feb 2019
49 Short and strong: Making the Economist Espresso Lane Greene, language columnist and editor of the Economist's daily briefing, Espresso, on creating the ultra-concise news app and email Lane Greene 05 Feb 2019
50 Anil Ramdas: Hope and Despair in Dutch Postcolonial Literature An insight into prize-winning Dutch Surinamese columnist, correspondent, essayist, journalist, and TV and radio host, Anil Ramdas. Karin Amatmoekrim 04 Feb 2019
51 Behind the lens: The impact and implications of visual storytelling Award-winning photojournalist and documentary maker Hazel Thompson talks about shedding light on marginalised communities around the world. Hazel Thompson 10 Dec 2018
52 Creative Commons Protecting whistleblowers and sources in the digital age Julie Posetti, Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute, talks about the threats to journalists using confidential sources, and practical steps and evolving frameworks to protect journalists and whistleblowers. Julie Posetti 18 Oct 2018
53 How The Economist uses newsletters to drive engagement and subscription Sunnie Huang, Newsletters Editor of the Economist talks about the strategy behind the publication's newsletters Sunnie Huang 12 Oct 2018
54 Innovation and the conversation on the rise of China Gary Liu, CEO, South China Morning Post, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Gary Liu 15 Jun 2018
55 Creative Commons Statistics and the battle against misinformation Denise Lievesley gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Denise Lievesley 08 Jun 2018
56 In pursuit of repertoires of news consumption. Analysing how people use news media in everyday life Kim Schroder gives the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Kim Schroder 01 Jun 2018
57 Creative Commons Political actors and the manipulation of social media audience groups through the use of junk news and other forms of automation Vidya Narayanan (Director of Research, Computational Propaganda Project, Oxford Internet Institute) delivers a lecture for The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Vidya Narayanan 08 May 2018
58 Reporting The World Roula Khalaf, deputy editor, The Financial Times, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Roula Khalaf 27 Apr 2018
59 Creative Commons The King of Whoppers and political factchecking in the 2016 US presidential race The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Lucas Graves (Senior Research Fellow, Reuters Institute, Oxford University) delivers a lecture for the Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series. Lucas Graves 21 Mar 2018
60 Creative Commons Creative Media Lecture 02 In the second lecture, Stig Abell discusses the future of modern and social journalism. Stig Abell 12 Mar 2018
61 Creative Commons Creative Media Lecture 01 In the first lecture, Stig Abell discusses the pros and cons of old fashioned journalism as well as modern forms of journalism such as social media. Stig Abell 12 Mar 2018
62 Creative Commons There are many roads to power – How to build a career in journalism Alexandra Borchardt, Director of strategic development, RISJ, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Alexandra Borchardt 27 Feb 2018
63 Conflict in a Connected World: Journalism, Justice and Accountability in the Realm of Open Source Information Eliot Higgins, founder of Bellingcat and Brown Moses Blog, speaks on the use of open-source information. Eliot Higgins 19 Feb 2018
64 Creative Commons Journalism and the Underworld Antonio Sampaio, research associate for security and development, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Antonio Sampaio 16 Feb 2018
65 Creative Commons Restoring trust in news Alessandra Galloni, global news editor, Reuters, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Alessandra Galloni 07 Feb 2018
66 Is there a future for photojournalists in the digital age? Adrian Hadland, senior lecturer, University of Stirling, gives a talk for the The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Some videos have been edited out of the recording due to Copyright and/or distorted sound. Adrian Hadland 05 Feb 2018
67 Not-for-Profit Journalism: A New Model Rachel Oldroyd (Managing Editor, Bureau of Investigative Journalism), gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Rachel Oldroyd 29 Jan 2018
68 Creative Commons What’s happening to our news? Nic Newman, research associate and lead author of Digital News Report at RISJ, gives a talk for the The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Nic Newman 04 Dec 2017
69 The evolution of digital journalism and tapping into tech for story-telling Lianna Brinded, Europe editor at Quartz, gives a talk as part of the The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Lianna Brinded 04 Dec 2017
70 Under pressure: the global decline in media freedom Jodie Ginsberg, chief executive, Index on Censorship gives a talk for The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Jodie Ginsberg 01 Dec 2017
71 Creative Commons Going Digital. A Roadmap for Organisational Transformation - Panel discussion Panel discussion looking at Lucy Kueng's report 'Going Digital. A Roadmap for Organisational Transformation'. Renee Kaplan, David Levy, Lucy Keung, Madhav Chinnappa 01 Dec 2017
72 Creative Commons Going Digital - A Roadmap for Organisational Transformation Lucy Kueng, Google Digital News Senior Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute gives a talk about a new research report 'Going Digital. A Roadmap for Organisational Transformation'. Lucy Kueng 01 Dec 2017
73 Creative Commons Reporting from Yemen and other inaccessible war zones: risk and how to find out if you're in trouble Laura Silvia Battaglia, foreign correspondent and documentary maker, gives a talk for the The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Please note that there are videos in the seminar, so sound may be slightly distorted. Laura Silvia Battaglia 28 Nov 2017
74 Britain, Brexit and the new political chaos Jack Blanchard, editor, London playbook at Politico, gives a talk as part of the The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Jack Blanchard 08 Nov 2017
75 Creative Commons The Future of Science Communication A look at the past and future of public engagement for scientific information. Roger Highfield 20 Oct 2017
76 Creative Commons What's happening to our media The Reuters Institute's Director of Research, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, gives the first seminar of our 'The Business and Practice of Journalism' series for Michaelmas Term, 2017. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen 13 Oct 2017
77 Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times (St Edmund Hall, 1974) Lionel Barber discusses the changing media landscape, the impact of social media, and how the award-winning Financial Times continues to respond to the digital age. Lionel Barber 14 Aug 2017
78 Broadcasting in the age of Brexit and Trump Justin Webb, BBC Today presenter, Radio 4 gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by David Levy. Justin Webb 16 Jun 2017
79 Producing news videos that young people care about Sakhr Al-Makhadhi, Acting Executive Producer, AJ+, gives a talk for the Reuters Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook Sakhr Al-Makhadhi 13 Jun 2017
80 Creative Commons The Optician of Lampedusa – opening the world’s eyes to the human story behind mass migration Emma Jane Kirby, BBC correspondent and author of the ‘Optician of Lampedusa’ gives a talk for the Reuters Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by James Painter. Emma Jane Kirby 05 Jun 2017
81 A conversation with Stig Abell A conversation with Stig Abell (Editor, Times Literary Supplement) and the members of the Ertegun House community, led by Ertegun House Director, Professor Rhodri Lewis. Stig Abell 24 May 2017
82 News in the digital age, and how The Economist fits in Tom Standage, deputy editor, the Economist gives a talk as part of the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series, with an introduction by Richard Sambrook. Tom Standage 19 May 2017
83 Women on Air – where are the experts? Suzanne Franks, professor of journalism, City University, London, gives a talk for The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Suzanne Franks 11 May 2017
84 Why Facebook matters and what you need to know about digital Esra Dogramaci, Senior Digital Editor, Deutsche Welle, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Esra Dogramaci 08 May 2017
85 Creative Commons The enemy of my enemy is still my enemy: the polarized media landscape in Syria Rima Marrouch, freelance journalist for Reuters, BBC, CBS, and Al Jazeera, gives a talk for the Reuters Seminar Series, Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Please note, that there are videos within this presentation which may sound distorted. Rima Marrouch 28 Apr 2017
86 Ian Hislop - Editor, Private Eye, in conversation with Helen Lewis, Deputy Editor, New Statesman In a change from the usual format the 2017 Geddes Lecture features Ian Hislop in conversation with Helen Lewis, deputy editor of the New Statesman. Held on 3rd March 2017. Ian Hislop, Helen Lewis 13 Mar 2017
87 Creative Commons Investigative journalism in the age of social news Tom Warren, investigations correspondent, BuzzFeed UK gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Tom Warren 10 Mar 2017
88 Creative Commons Newsweek: Legacy title as startup Part of The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series, with Owen Matthews, Contributing editor and former Moscow and Istabul Bureau, Chief, Newsweek. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Owen Matthews 01 Mar 2017
89 Creative Commons Freedom of information and the informed citizen Part of the The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series, with Heather Brooke, investigative journalist, author and Professor of journalism at City University, introduction by Richard Sambrook. Heather Brooke 24 Feb 2017
90 Creative Commons The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series - ‘Reporting Africa: New storytellers, new stories?’ Melanie Bunce, senior lecturer in Journalism, City University, co-editor of Africa's Media Image in the 21st Century gives a talk for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Melanie Bunce 15 Feb 2017
91 Creative Commons Making an impact with journalism in today's 24/7 digital news landscape Part of the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series, with Rachel Oldroyd, managing editor, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Rachel Oldroyd 27 Jan 2017
92 Old media, new media, and politics in Brazil Part of the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series, by Americo Martins, editor, Global Editorial Partnerships, BBC, and former director general of Brazil's public broadcasting company. Americo Martins 20 Jan 2017
93 Statistics, the BBC and impartiality Jil Matheson, former UK national statistician and leader of BBC Trust Review gives a talk for The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. With an introduction by Denise Lievesley. Jil Matheson 05 Dec 2016
94 Reuters: innovating to stay ahead - from pigeons to multimedia The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series Jane Barrett, global head of multimedia, Editorial, Reuters, gives a talk for the Reuters Seminar series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Jane Barrett 22 Nov 2016
95 Reuters: innovating to stay ahead - from pigeons to multimedia The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series Jane Barrett, global head of multimedia, Editorial, Reuters, gives a talk for the Reuters Seminar series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Jane Barrett 22 Nov 2016
96 Creative Commons Strength in numbers - how journalists cracked the Panama Papers Holly Watt, investigations correspondent, at the Guardian talks about how journalists cracked the Panama Papers. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Holly Watt 14 Nov 2016
97 Creative Commons Quartz: a mobile-first approach to news Part of the the Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series, by Akshat Rathi, Reporter, Quartz. Introduction by RIchard Sambrook. Akshat Rathi 04 Nov 2016
98 Why do Academics need Journalists to design their Visualisations? Alan Smith (Data Visualisation Editor, Financial Times) gives the fifth talk in the conference. Alan Smith 02 Nov 2016
99 Visual Journalism John Walton (Senior Broadcast Journalist, BBC News) gives the third talk in the conference. John Walton 02 Nov 2016
100 How the BBC reaches digital audiences in South Asia Roopa Suchak, South Asia workstream lead, BBC gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Roopa Suchak 31 Oct 2016