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Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

Director
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

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, political communication, and the role of digital technologies in both. Rasmus has done extensive research on American politics, journalism, and various forms of activism, and a significant amount of comparative work in Western Europe and beyond. In 2014, he won the Doris Graber Award for best book on political communication published in the last ten years, awarded by the American Political Science Association, for his Ground Wars. He is also recipient of the 2014 Tietgen Prize for his work on current changes in the news media.

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).

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