October 1, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics •
by Hector Fouce
The aim of the new EU Directive on copyright seems simple enough: updating the existing rules on copyright in an era where technological change takes place at an incredible speed – often outpacing current laws. The effect, however, could...
September 26, 2018 •
Digital News, Media and Politics, Public Relations, Research •
by Alexander Fanta
Google’s News Initiative is a major force in the world of journalism. But where does Google’s money go? And what is the Internet giant trying to achieve with its sponsorship? Our data analysis sheds light on Google's funding spree and...
April 11, 2018 •
Business Models, Digital News, Media Economics, Recent, Technology •
by Rasmus Kleis Nielsen
Platform companies increasingly run much of the infrastructure of free expression and have a lasting impact on the news business. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen’s inaugural lecture analyses the power of platforms and tracks the challenges that lie...
December 18, 2017 •
Digital News, Media Economics, Recent, Technology •
by Nicolas Becquet
Are French media companies addicted to Facebook? Last month, in an article for EJO, journalist Nicolas Becquet described how Facebook is paying French media organisations to produce original video content for Facebook news feeds. In some...
October 10, 2017 •
Media Economics, Recent •
by Kaja Grzybowska
Internet publishers in Poland, who have traditionally based their business models on display advertising, are being challenged by a surge in the use of ad blockers. The country has the dubious privilege of being a world leader in ad...
January 11, 2017 •
Digital News, Media Economics, Short stories •
Publishers see the rise of fake news as a chance for quality journalism to stand out, even as they worry about the increasing power of big tech platforms, and about their own commercial prospects. Going into 2017, they also see...
January 12, 2016 •
Digital News, Latest stories •
by Caroline Lees
Robo-journalists, an ongoing battle between publishers and adblockers, bendy smartphones and social media for the workplace; the Reuters Institute is launching its new Digital News Project with a set of technology and industry predictions...