Since Baron Julius Reuter first used carrier pigeons to deliver stock market prices in 1850, speed has been at the heart of Reuters News. From the siege of Mafeking to the fall of the Berlin Wall to Facebook’s IPO, Reuters has been fast and first on the biggest news stories around the world for nearly 170 years.
Reuters announced today a new partnership with Mapcreator to offer News Agency customers essential mapping tools and features for the 2020 U.S. elections.
At the FT’s Future of News conference on Wednesday, Reuters Editor-in-Chief Stephen J. Adler stressed that in order to be a trusted news organization, “you must be trustworthy.” There are certain fundamentals, Adler said: “Start with an open mind, provide a fair opportunity to comment, be transparent about what you don't know as well as what you do know, and correct any mistakes fast and fully.”
From both sides of the decades old ‘frozen’ conflict in Nagorno Karabakh, Reuters video news crews have been chronicling the human impact of fighting between Azeri and Armenian forces for control of the area in some of the worst fighting since the 1990s.
On October 16, Reuters will host a virtual Newsmaker event with Frans Timmermans, European Commission Executive Vice President for the European Green Deal.
When Reuters exclusively reported that China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural laborers off the land and into recently built military-style training centers, the story was picked up globally by media organisations and international human rights groups.
Reuters exclusively reported on Oct. 8 that telecoms operators Orange Belgium and Proximus have decided to progressively replace Huawei-made mobile equipment in Belgium and Luxembourg with Nokia gear, effectively ousting Huawei from the heart of the EU.
Reuters deep reporting in India has led to a string of exclusives on antitrust probes into Google, Facebook and Amazon.
Here’s a look at where Reuters journalists and journalism were in the news this week:
When President Trump announced he’d tested positive for COVID-19 early Friday, the global stage instantaneously shifted to how the latest events might impact the U.S. elections. With less than four weeks until U.S. Election Day, the significance of President Trump’s diagnosis threw a curveball at global markets, impacting everything from political affairs to financial markets.