Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

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The 2019 Reuters Institute  Journalist Fellows

Green Templeton College is proud to be the home of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, engaging newsroom leaders from around the world and exploring the future of global journalism.

The RISJ is based at Green Templeton’s site, 13 Norham Gardens, Oxford, which also houses the Osler-McGovern Centre.

You can read more about the current Reuters Journalist Fellows here.

Business and Practice of Journalism Seminars 2019-20

Michaelmas Term:

Healing words – Innovations in health reporting
Wednesday 16 October
Mia Malan, Editor-in-Chief, Bhekisia

Political attacks on journalism in central and eastern Europe
Wednesday 23 October
Meera Selva, Director of the Journalism Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

The state of journalism
Wednesday 30 October
Dorothy Byrne, head of news and current affairs, Channel 4 Television

Increasing women’s representation at the BBC
Wednesday 6 November
Ros Atkins, presenter of Outside Source, BBC News, project director 50:50

Virtual reality in newsrooms
Wednesday 20 November
Zillah Watson, commissioning editor for virtual reality, BBC VR Hub

Putting the audience at the heart of journalism
Wednesday 27 November
Federica Cherubini, engagement manager, Hearken

Press freedom and media censorship
Wednesday 4 December
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Business and Practice of Journalism Seminars 2018-19

The following seminars took place Wednesdays at 14:00 at the EP Abraham Lecture Theatre at Green Templeton College. They were open to everyone.

Trinity Term:

Why don’t we take women as seriously as men?
Mary Ann Sieghart, journalist and broadcaster
1 May 2019
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British media and populism, and Brexit
Trevor Kavanagh, journalist and political columnist
8 May 2019
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Networked news, racial divides – how power and privilege shape public disclosure
Sue Robinson, Helen Firstbook Franklin Professor of Journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication
15 May 2019
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Reputation, trust and keeping watch
Inga Thordar, Executive Editor of CNN Digital Worldwide
22 May 2019
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The failure of political journalism
Helen Lewis, Associate Editor of the New Statesman
29 May 2019
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Telling the international story
Caro Kriel, Head of International News, Sky News
5 June 2019
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Protecting newsrooms from political pressure
Bobby Ghosh, editor, journalist and commentator, member of the editorial board at Bloomberg
12 June 2019
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Social media, protest and press freedom in Sri Lanka
Meera Selva, Director of the Journalism Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
19 June 2019
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Hilary Term 2019:

Do we need a new kind of journalism in 2019? The new challenges of trust and misinformation
Rachael Jolley, editor, Index on Censorship magazine
16 January 2019
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The coldest story ever told: Kanye and the Up Next algorithm
Caithlin Mercer, managing editor, Yahoo UK
23 January 2019
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Short and strong: making The Economist Espresso
Lane Greene, editor, Economist Espresso and language columnist
30 January 2019
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India’s social media elections
Dr Vidya Narayanan, director of research, Computational Propaganda Project, Oxford Internet Institute
6 February 2019
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Diving deep. Slow news and reader engagement
Chris Cook, Tortoise, ex-BBC Newsnight and Financial Times
13 February 2019
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Digital rebranding of legacy media – reviving the Madras Courier
Shrenik Rao, editor-in-chief, Madras Courier
20 February 2019
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Should the state pay for journalism?
Polly Curtis, ex editor of HuffPost UK and adviser to the Cairncross inquiry into the sustainability of high quality journalism
27 February 2019
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From Victims to Suspects – representation of Muslim women
Dr Shakira Hussein, Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne’s Asia Institute
6 March 2019
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Find out more about the Reuters Institute here.