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Articles by Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is a research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and an assistant professor of communications at Roskilde University in Denmark.
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“The link between advertising and news that has for so long provided so much of the money invested in professional journalism is coming apart.”
“Most news organizations are still approaching the mobile web the way they approached the desktop web in the 1990s: Let’s build an audience first and figure out the money later.”
“Digital intermediaries like Google and Facebook increasingly face political issues both at home and abroad.”
“When it comes to the future of news, as when it comes to so many other things, it is worth following the money.”
“The future usually turns out to be weirder than we think.”
European media scholar Rasmus Kleis Nielsen says there are big differences between how the media ecosystems on both sides on the Atlantic are shifting — and some ways Americans can learn from Europeans.
Around the world, Roskilde University’s Rasmus Kleis Nielsen argues, it’s common for newspapers to be viewed as the political tools of their owners. A sale of The Philadelphia Inquirer might be a sign that a similar model is on the march in the United States.