Reuters today became the latest news site to put its content behind a paywall. Parent company Thomson Reuters plans to launch a new subscription-based website as “part of a broad initiative to court business professionals.” Reuters “is hoping to attract professional audiences prepared to pay $34.99 per month for a deeper level of coverage and data.” The new site will focus on coverage of legal, health and auto issues, among others.
One of the world’s oldest and most prestigious newsrooms will be led by a female editor for the first time. Alessandra Galloni will be the next editor of Reuters News, the company announced on Monday. Galloni will succeed Stephen Adler, who said in January that he planned to step down in April.
In an industrywide changing of the guard, other big newsroom jobs that have come open include the No. 1 slots at Vox, HuffPost and Wired. Above, Martin Baron, the executive editor of The Washington Post, announced this week that he was stepping down after a 45-year career.
After a decade as editor in chief of Reuters, Stephen Adler announced Wednesday he will be stepping down in April. Adler’s position has not yet been filled and Reuters will be accepting internal and external applicants in the coming days.
Cloud video production, editing and distribution platform Grabyo today announced a global partnership with Reuters that enables news organizations, broadcasters and publishers to remotely edit and publish live video from Reuters Connect in real-time. With the increased reliance on remote working, Reuters customers already have the ability to access live video feeds from anywhere in […]
AI is coming for journalism. But rather than simply being used to take jobs from writers, Reuters has now shown that it can enhance the scale and personalization of news in ways previously unimaginable. It has announced a prototype for a world first: a fully automated, yet presenter-led sports news summary system.
Stringr, a video marketplace for custom, high-quality, video content, is integrating Reuters Connect, a “one-stop shop” for publishing, into its new Productivity Suite. Stringr is one of the first partners integrated into Reuters Connect’s end-to-end solution, allowing global users to produce and edit video content. “Reuters Connect, our ‘one-stop shop’ for content professionals is expanding,” […]
The news service this week launched a redesigned website that houses and displays three years of its online polling data. To help provide context for this sprawling repository, Reuters is using algorithms that sift through the data and uncover potentially interesting interpretations.
Reuters TV has traded in its paywall for an expansion of its video, offering a personalized video app that will be available widely across devices. Viewership has tripled since subscriptions were dropped (though it still offers a commercial-free service for some subs), and that kind of audience growth is now the endgame.
ABC, NBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Associated Press and Reuters are among the 15 outlets that are on board for the research effort, which was announced on Tuesday. The tests will take place in Virginia in a partnership with Virginia Tech.
Early next year, the company plans to introduce Reuters.TV, an ad-supported digital service that allows subscribers to receive personalized video content created solely for the platform. Reuters.TV will cost a monthly fee, but the company declined to say how much it will be. The service will initially be available on iPhones and iPads.
Stuart Karle, Reuters chief operating officer, is leaving the company and his position will be eliminated, Reuters CEO Andrew Rashbass announced in a staff email this morning.
Andrew Rashbass, chief executive of The Economist Group, will become CEO of Reuters.
YouTube has cut off funding to The Wall Street Journal and Reuters that formed part of its $150 million dollar plan to help launch more than 100 premium channels. The termination of the one-year deals has resulted in contractors losing their positions at Reuters.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Media organization executives are citing progress in their dispute with the Labor Department over its proposal to require news organizations to use government computers to file stories on jobs data. Testifying to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday, Reuters and Bloomberg News officials revealed little detail about the movement […]
They’re rich, they’re global and they’re snapping up A-list journalists — and maybe newspapers, even the New York Times. While print brands still struggle to adapt their content to digital platforms, these companies are churning out articles and sharing editorial costs across multiple outlets, from Web to TV to print.