Free upcoming WAN-IFRA webinars on digital news trends and using big data in newsrooms (Sept 21)

Dear Member

The Reuters Institute Digital News Report webinar had to  be rescheduled due to a technical issue.  It is now taking place tomorrowThursday, 21 Sept 9-10.20pm Singapore time.

To access the live online event, pre-register at  to receive the link for the webinar room.  Those who registered for the original date have automatically been included and would have received the new webinar link already

WAN-IFRA Strengthening Media & Society Webinar Series:
by Dr Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Research Director, Reuters Institute
Thurs,  21 September 2017
2100-2220h Singapore time
Online webinar (link will be sent to registrants)

The latest 2017 Reuters Institute Digital News Report is out!

Join us to find out more about the key findings in the 2017 Report the world’s largest, on-going, international study of news and media use, covering 36 markets from all over the world!

In this free online webinar, Dr Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of Research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, will cover the main take-aways from the 2017 report, including the continued move towards a more digital, mobile, and platform-dominated media environment, issues around trust in news and media, the rise of distributed discovery, the implications for plurality, and the business of news.

Some of our Press Club members may recall his very insightful presentation in Singapore back in March. Now join our Club Vice-President Lau Joon-Nie as she hosts this World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) webinar for journalists and editors from some 10 countries worldwide to hear him speak on the latest digital news trends.

REGISTER NOW for online access and bring your questions to the discussion which will follow his talk on the implications for journalists and publishers!

Registration link at

About the Speaker:
Dr Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and serves as Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Press/Politics.

His work focuses on changes in the news media, on political communication, and the role of digital technologies in both. He is the author and editor of several books including The Changing Business of Journalism and its Implications for Democracy (2010, edited with David Levy), the award-winning Ground Wars: Personalized Communication in Political Campaigns (2012), and Political Journalism in Transition: Western Europe in a Comparative Perspective (2014, edited with Raymond Kuhn).

He gives frequent presentations at both academic conferences and industry events, and his work has been covered by a range of news media including the BBC, the Economist, the Financial Times, the Guardian, and various other international media.

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The Secretariat

Singapore Press Club