Chief Operating Officer
Reginald Chua manages editorial operations, budgets, administration, safety, and security for a 2,500-person newsroom; oversees data journalism and graphics; and liaises with technology and R&D teams to build newsroom capabilities and tools at Reuters. He created the award-winning Connected China project and drove the development of its social media verification tool, Tracer. He was previously editor-in-chief of the South China Morning Post, based in Hong Kong. He also had a 16-year run with The Wall Street Journal where he developed the data journalism team in New York as deputy managing editor. He was also the longest-serving editor of the Journal’s Asian Edition. He speaks regularly at conferences on trends in journalism. He’s also heavily involved in non-profit news, sitting on a number of boards of such organisations.
Journalism has been around for over 200 years and the technology that might significantly change it has not even reached the ten year mark. Artificial intelligence will have more impact on content production than the invention of the Internet or social networks. Some institutes even predict that robots and algorithms will produce 90 percent of […]