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1 Should platforms have the power to ban leaders like Donald Trump? Following the suspension or barring of Donald Trump by many of the largest social media and tech platforms, after his supporters stormed the Capitol building in January 2021, we explore the issues surrounding these decisions. Rasmus Nielsen, Nikhil Pahwa 15 Jan 2021
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 Press freedom and media censorship Rasmus Nielsen discusses what he believes the European Commission and EU member states can do to protect press freedom. Rasmus Nielsen 13 Jan 2020
19 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
20 Virtual Reality News: the post-hype reality in 2019 Zillah Watson, Commissioning Editor of the BBC's VR Hub discusses the potential for engaging news audiences through virtual reality Zillah Watson 22 Nov 2019
21 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
22 Visual journalism at the BBC - where the web meets TV Amanda Farnsworth, editor, Visual Journalism for the BBC, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series Amanda Farnsworth 18 Nov 2014
23 Creative Commons Panel discussion: What next for climate change reporting? Several of the UK's most influential environment correspondents from the BBC, the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Sun and The Science Media Centre to discuss the challenges of climate change reporting in the coming months. Fiona Fox, Richard Black, David Adam, Fiona Harvey 08 Apr 2010
24 Creative Commons Copenhagen COP 15: What happened and What next? An ECI organised panel discussion following the Copenhagen international climate negotiations in December 2009 to review what happened at the negotiations and what happens next. Diana Liverman, Yadvinder Malhi, Mark Lynas, James Painter 20 Jan 2010