Blog Posts By

Kate Musgrave

08 Oct

Assessing the Media Development Challenge in the Middle East

As over 40 media experts settled into the sunny conference room in Beirut, casual exchanges hinted at the breadth of challe...

16 Apr

India’s Other Media Boom

Digital news and social media hold increasing sway over public opinion, but as the world’s largest democracy goes to the ...

21 Dec

Drawing the Lines: The Growing Debate Over How to Separate the Good from the Bad Online

Over the past two years, governments, news outlets, platforms, and audiences across the world have come to recognize the ov...

25 Sep

Decline in attacks masks a deeper challenge for free media in Pakistan

In Pakistan, press freedom has ticked up amid a decline in attacks on journalists over the past year, but recent reports su...

29 Jun

Moving the conversation: Audiences turn away from social media and toward private messaging to find and share news

Each year, the Reuters Institute Digital News Report (DNR) sheds light on the most recent trends in the news industry and n...

22 May

Bearers of Bad News: The Unchecked Spread of Disinformation through Messenger Platforms

Last week, elections in the Indian state of Karnataka caught the world’s attention. For many, the results could hold a cl...

01 May

Trustworthy media in a time of distrust: No silver bullet, but the search is on

A steady stream of surveys, reports, and barometers continues to confirm what many experience on a daily basis: public trus...

15 Mar

Erdoğan’s clutch on free media tightens with proposed internet regulations

Update: Late on Wednesday, March 21, the Turkish Parliament approved the bill to give the Radio and Television Supreme Coun...

03 Oct

Audiences worldwide are hungry for quality news – and they actively search for it when it matters most

There is growing concern that the channels for digitally distributing news–chief among them Facebook and Google–direct ...