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Introduction

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This text introduces a London-based news agency known as ‘Reuters’, which was started in 1851 and founded by Julius Reuter. For over a hundred years Reuters was a national and imperial institution, ... More


The Role of Reuters

Simon J. Potter

in News and the British World: The Emergence of an Imperial Press System 1876-1922

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265121
eISBN:
9780191718427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265121.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the role of Reuters Telegram Company in transmitting information throughout the world. It discusses that Reuters took advantage of cable telegraph technology to become one ... More


The Imperial Press System and the First World War

Simon J. Potter

in News and the British World: The Emergence of an Imperial Press System 1876-1922

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265121
eISBN:
9780191718427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265121.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the effect of the conflict brought by the First World War on the imperial press system. It also explains that the imperial system survived the First World War and was ... More


Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information

Miklos Sarvary

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016940
eISBN:
9780262301176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016940.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

We live in an “Information Age” of overabundant data and lightning-fast transmission. Yet although information and knowledge represent key factors in most economic decisions, we often forget that ... More


BERLIN, 1917

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Mencken underwent a transformation from his experiences in Berlin. From abroad, he witnessed how an irresponsible press could manipulate the news, provoking misunderstanding between two warring ... More


News Between the Wars, 1919–1939

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter gives an account of reporting by Reuters between the wars. Being affected by financial constraints, Reuters could never afford to maintain as many news bureaux or to appoint as many ... More


War News, 1939–1945

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how Reuters managed to gather news from the battlefield during the Second World War. Censorship during the Second World War was generally more flexible than during the First ... More


‘In the Nature of a Trust’, 1941–1963

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

After receiving Sir Roderick Jones's resignation, the Reuter board immediately appointed Samuel Storey as chairman as proposed by James Henderson and seconded by Alexander Ewing. Under the reshaped ... More


Making the New Reuters, 1963–1981

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how Reuters was transformed after Cole's death in 1963. Reuters' commitment to following high principles of conduct in the collection and distribution of news and information ... More


Achieving Worldwide Presence, 1963–1981

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Gerald Long secured for Reuters an independent worldwide presence in the reporting of news. In pursuit of this liberating purpose, he needed no briefing, for he was himself an experienced general ... More


The World's News, 1865–1914

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter recounts the rapid growth of Reuters after they completed the world's first transatlantic cable and how their subscribers began to receive an unbroken flow of news. The speed of news by ... More


Wartime Reconstruction, 1914–1918

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

The Reuters news agency was always being recognised as a British institution representing the English point of view. Soon after the start of the war, rumours had circulated that Reuters included a ... More


War News, 1914–1918

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the experiences of Reuters during the war. Reuter correspondents had never forgotten that they were writing for the news agency of the British Empire. The call of patriotism was ... More


The Autocracy of Roderick Jones, 1919–1934

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

Sir Roderick Jones ran Reuters as an autocracy. This had been his style in South Africa, and it was still more his style as head of Reuters between the wars. Between the wars, Reuters encountered ... More


The Decline and Fall of Roderick Jones, 1934–1941

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter gives an account of the last year and a half of Roderick Jones's time at Reuters. Jones had a forced retirement and the reasons for this were never explained. Foreign Office files show ... More


Network search: A discussion of methods for searching networks for particular vertices or items, a process important for web search and peer-to-peer networks, and for our understanding of the workings of social networks

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0019
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Chapter 4 showed examples of networks that have information stored at their vertices: the World Wide Web, citation networks, peer-to-peer networks, and so forth. These networks can store large ... More


Telegraphic News

Michael D Birnhack

in Colonial Copyright: Intellectual Property in Mandate Palestine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661138
eISBN:
9780191746147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661138.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the first major copyright case: Palestine Telegraphic Agency (PTA) v Adel Jaber. The PTA was a Jewish-owned news agency, a subsidiary of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), and ... More


Semi-Supervised Learning with Conditional Harmonic Mixing

Burges Christopher J. C. and Platt John C.

in Semi-Supervised Learning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033589
eISBN:
9780262255899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033589.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

This chapter introduces a general probabilistic formulation called conditional harmonic mixing (CHM), in which the links are directed, a conditional probability matrix is associated with each link, ... More


The Shock Troops of Propaganda: BBC News for Overseas Listeners

Simon J. Potter

in Wireless Internationalism and Distant Listening: Britain, Propaganda, and the Invention of Global Radio, 1920-1939

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198800231
eISBN:
9780191840036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800231.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History, World Modern History

During the 1930s, British broadcasters and policymakers came to agree that the BBC could best support British foreign policy interests by broadcasting truthful, objective news—or, at least, news ... More


International News in the Age of Empire

James R. Brennan

in Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199676187
eISBN:
9780191809194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676187.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Marketing

This chapter examines how news agencies and newspapers created a global system of international news production and distribution during the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In Britain, ... More


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