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Meera Selva

Series featuring Meera Selva

  • Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 How journalists can better cover the climate crisis In this episode of our Future of Journalism podcast, we look at the news media's role in covering the climate crisis. Wolfgang Blau, Meera Selva 27 Sep 2021
2 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
3 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
4 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 Kleis Nielsen, Meera Selva, Federica Cherubini 18 Dec 2020
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 Social media, democracy and dissent in Sri Lanka Meera Selva, Director of the Reuters Institute Journalism Fellowship Programme, addresses our closing seminar of the term with a presentation on the media situation in Sri Lanka. Meera Selva 24 Jun 2019