Rasmus Nielsen

Director of Research
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University

Biography

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford and serves as editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Press/Politics. His work focuses on changes in the news media and on political communication, and the role of digital technologies in both. He has done extensive research on journalism, American politics, and various forms of activism, and a significant amount of comparative work in Western Europe and beyond. Recent books include The Changing Business of Journalism and its Implications for Democracy (2010, edited with David Levy), 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 is part of the team behind the annual Reuters Institute Digital News Report.

About Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is the University of Oxford's international research centre for the comparative study of journalism. Anchored in the recognition of the key role of independent media in open societies and the power of information in the modern world, the Institute aims to serve as the leading forum for a productive engagement between scholars from a wide range of disciplines and the practitioners of journalism.

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