Launch of the Reuters Digital News Report 2018

Launch of the Reuters Digital News Report 2018

On 14 June 2018, the Reuters Digital News Report 2018 was presented to the public in Berlin. Dr. Sasche Hölig of the Hans-Bredow-Institut presented the findings for Germany. Since 2013, he and Prof. Dr. Uwe Hasebrink of the Hans-Bredow-Institut has been the collaborating partner responsible for the German contribution of the international study on news consumption, which is published every year The Digital News Report is the world's largest study of its kind. The 2018's edition is based on a survey of 74,000 Internet users in 37 countries. The results on the news consumption of Germans have also been published in German within the series "Working Papers of the Hans-Bredow-Institut" (pdf)

About the Event

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism of Oxford University and Zeit Online invited to the launch of the 2018 Digital News Report at the ZEIT ONLINE office in Berlin on 14 June at 6:00 p.m. The Digital News Report gives an insight into how today's media consumers inform themselves about world affairs. How do they use social networks? Which level of trust do they have for the news sources they follow and journalism in general? At the launch, the most important international and German findings will be presented and subsequently discussed with leading journalists.

The results of the Digital News Report 2018 were presented by Nicholas Newman, Journalist and Digital Strategist with the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, followed by the presentation of the German results by Dr. Sascha Hölig of the Hans-Bredow-Institut. The event commenced at 6 p.m. with an introduction by its chairs Alexandra Borchardt, Director of Strategic Development at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and Sebastian Horn, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of ZEIT ONLINE.

The Panel

Participants of discussion were:

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