Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

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).


Exclusive Presentation: The Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2019

Greek National Opera (ground floor)

Since 2015, the Reuters Institute Digital News Report has been presented exclusively to our audience at the GEN Summit just after its release. It is one of our most attended sessions and definitely a must-see when it comes to trends in digital news consumption, new platforms and developments.

main stage

Q&A about the 2019 Digital News Report

The Lighthouse (8th floor)