Translating social, financial and news data in a way to allow users to discover patterns and relationships that would otherwise remain hidden, Project Sentysis draws on and compares three key types of data to reveal fascinating insight through comparison; twitter sentiment, news and price data.
As Egypt remains broiled in political upheaval, we spoke to Saif Eldin Hamdan, Senior Editor at the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Aswat Masriya news service in Egypt, about running a successful news operation out of Cairo during one of the most turbulent moments in the country’s modern history. (more…)
Delivering quality television news and current affairs programming is expensive and complex, and today news producers are seriously challenged by growing competition from a wide range of digital, social, and citizen-driven sources of information. What will set TV news apart from the increasingly robust news sites and social media? What is the complement between television and digital? Will television be able to stand up to the multitude of new news platforms, and what’s the new business model that will enable success?
28 Jun 2013Jen McClure
A panel discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival moderated by The Atlantic’s James Fallows focused on these questions and challenges. Panelists included: MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, Ehab Al Shihabi of Al Jazeera, PBS’s Hari Sreenivasan and Robert Barnett, attorney with Williams and Connolly, LLP, where he represents many clients in the media and other sectors. Each panelist brought a distinct perspective to the discussion. Sreenivasan said, “My challenge is to create a lean back and lean forward approach where you can customize your own news experience, but if you trust me to curate for you, I can deliver that as well, wherever you are on whatever device you are on.”
Al Shihabi’s ambitious goal is to create “a channel for the 21st century” that features a deeply integrated experience between digital and social media and television. He envisions an experience that relies on Twitter for breaking news, digital for more detail, and TV for the in-depth, investigative journalistic coverage. The American public really wants in depth news, asserts Al Shihabi. The new digital world will allow the audience to interact with the producers at the planning stage and engage in two-way conversations. (more…)
Everyday Reuters reaches over 1 billion people, delivering news and insight that powers the world’s media and markets. More than 3000 Reuters journalists span the globe to give you unparalleled access to newsmakers and news events. From war zones to the red carpet, Reuters tells the world’s stories like no one else.
Reuters has been awarded six Society of Publishers in Asia Awards, our best showing ever in Asia’s most distinguished journalism contest. We were among the most recognized news organizations of the evening, winning two first-prize awards for reporting, two first prizes and one second prize for photography, and a second prize for graphics. This marks the first time in the 15-year history of the SOPA Awards that Reuters has won first prize in a text category, continuing this year’s string of first-ever awards for Reuters. In addition, the Thomson Reuters Foundation received a SOPA Award, winning first prize in the Human Rights Reporting category for Nita Bhalla’s outstanding coverage of women’s rights in India.
It’s no longer a matter of debate – sustainability is a huge and growing issue for all of us. We must all think in new ways about a world of finite resources and vulnerable systems to ensure a sustainable future and begin conversations that include individuals and corporations, citizens and societies.
Welcome to our new website, Sustainability. We are bringing together resources from across the enterprise, combined with valuable partner content, into a single space to enable dialogue and support our customers in their efforts to find a more sustainable pathway for their businesses and communities. (more…)
Each day Reuters reaches over 1 billion people, delivering news and insight that powers the world’s media and markets. More than 2900 Reuters journalists span the globe to give you unparalleled access to newsmakers and news events. From the Arab Spring to the Euro Zone crisis, to the U.S. Presidential Elections and the London Olympics, Reuters tells the world’s stories like no one else.
12 Jun 2012Thomson Reuters
Check out our latest video showcasing Reuters coverage of the stories that shaped our world over the past year.