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1 Digital News Report 2021. Episode 6. Impartiality unpacked: a study of four countries This episode looks at impartiality and news and whether news audiences value journalism that takes particular perspectives on certain issues or news which presents a range of views leaving it up to the public to decide between them. Federica Cherubini, Craig T. Robertson 21 Jul 2021
2 Digital News Report 2021. Episode 5. How do people think about the financing of the commercial news media? This episode looks at public understanding of the financial pressures that the news media is under, how much they are concerned about it, and what they think should be done. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Richard Fletcher, Federica Cherubini 19 Jul 2021
3 Digital News Report 2021. Episode 4: Local news unbundled: where audience value still lies This episode focuses on how people engage with local news, and the sources of information, including local news outlets, social media and others, that news audiences use for various topics. Federica Cherubini, Anne Schulz 12 Jul 2021
4 Digital News Report 2021. Episode 3: Perceptions of fair news coverage among different groups This episode focuses on findings around perceptions of fairness among different groups including demographic characteristics and political leaning. Federica Cherubini, Richard Fletcher 05 Jul 2021
5 Digital News Report 2021. Episode 2: How and why do consumers access news on social media? This episode focuses on how people get news about climate change and how this differs across different countries, age brackets and attitudes towards the issue. Simge Andi, Federica Cherubini 28 Jun 2021
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 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
27 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
28 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
29 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
30 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
31 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
32 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
33 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
34 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
35 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